variolate

transitive verb
var·​i·​o·​late | \ ˈvar-ē-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce variolate (audio) \
variolated; variolating

Medical Definition of variolate

: to subject to variolation

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“Variolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/variolate. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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