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VACCINABLE

Susceptible of successful vaccination.

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VACCINIZATION

Thorough vaccination by inoculations, repeated frequently, with the view of establishing complete immunity to smallpox.

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VAGINECTOMY

1. Excision of tlie vagina. 2. Excision of the tumca vaginalis.

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VALIDOL

A chemic combination of menthol and valerianic acid, containing 30% of free menthol. Introduced by Schwersenzki in 1897. It is employed as an antispasmodic; in migraine; as a specific in alcoholic intoxication; as a prophylactic against seasickness, etc. Dose, 10-15 drops daily on sugar. V., Camphorated, containing 10 f0 of camphor, used in scotoma scintillans. Dose, 10-15 drops.

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VARIOLA

V. amboinensis, fram- besia. V. ambulans, a mild form of smallpox. V., Black. See V. nigra. V., Corymbose, a variety in which the pustules are confluent in patches with inter-vals of unaffected skin. V. crystallina. See Varicella V. nigra, the most fatal variety of smallpox; also called pnrpura variolosa and malignant or hemorrhagic smallpox. e pusillae V. vaccinatorum. See Varioloid V. volatica. See Varicella Diet..

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VASOTHION

A compound of vasogen and sulfur, 10 it is used in chronic skin-diseases.

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VENIN

The toxic principle resulting from cytolysis of certain portions of the cells venogene of venom glands of poisonous animals.

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VENTROHYSTEROPEXY

Ventrofixation of the uterus.

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VERSION

2. Duane

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VIBRATOI

A device or conveying mechanical vibration to a part.

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