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pock

 [pok]
a pustule, especially of smallpox.

pock

(pok),
The specific pustular cutaneous lesion of smallpox.
[A.S. poc, a pustule]

pock

(pok) a pustule, especially of smallpox.

pock

(pŏk)
n.
1. A pustule caused by smallpox or a similar eruptive disease.
2. A mark or scar left in the skin by such a pustule; a pockmark.
tr.v. pocked, pocking, pocks
To mark with pocks; pit.

pock′y adj.

pock·mark

(pok'mahrk)
The small, depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.
Synonym(s): pit (2) .

pock

a pustule typified by the cutaneous lesions of poxviruses.
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