水疱瘡

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

/midu bausau/ > /mizu bɔːsɔː/ > /mizu boːsoː/. Compound of mizu (water) and bōsō (smallpox).

Noun[edit]

水疱瘡 (hiragana みずぼうそう, romaji mizubōsō, historical hiragana みづばうさう)

  1. a contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV); chickenpox

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