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pock

any pustule resulting from an eruptive disease, esp from smallpox

pock

[päk]
(medicine)
A pustule of an eruptive fever, especially of smallpox.
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The virus reported here, named Aracatuba virus, was readily identified as a poxvirus by conventional methods, including characterization of pock morphology on the chorioallantoic membrane of chick embryos and electronic microscopy, which allows a quick differentiation between CPXV, pseudocowpox virus, and herpesvirus.
Phosphorus atoms from the hot phosphine fill pocks that form in the lens during processing.
Product has to go through a government inspection programme before being labelled for export, so new season pocks will not be available until October.