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Black pox is a symptom of smallpox that is caused by bleeding under the skin which makes the skin look charred or black. This symptom usually indicates that a patient with smallpox is going to die. The term symptom (from the Greek syn = con/plus and pipto = fall, together meaning co-exist) has two similar meanings in the context of physical and mental health: Strictly, a symptom is a sensation or change in health function experienced by a patient. ... Smallpox (also known by the Latin names Variola or Variola vera) was a highly contagious viral disease unique to humans. ... Minor traumatic bleeding from the head Bleeding is the loss of blood from the body. ... A close-up of human skin. ... Char may mean: A piece of charred substance A character Certain fish in the genus Salvelinus The Char 2C, a tank Char (StarCraft) Tea This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A patient is any person who receives medical attention, care, or treatment [1]. A patient is often ill or injured and is being treated by, or in need of treatment by, a physician or other medical professional. ... Death is the cessation of life. ...


A doctor who encoutered black pox stated that "Doctors separate black pox into two forms — flat smallpox and hemorrhagic smallpox. In a case of flat smallpox, the skin remains smooth and doesn't pustulate, but it darkens until it looks charred, and it can slip off the body in sheets. In hemorrhagic smallpox, black, unclotted blood oozes or runs from the mouth and other body orifices. Black pox is close to a hundred percent fatal. If any sign of it appears in the body, the victim will almost certainly die. In the bloody cases, the virus destroys the linings of the throat, the stomach, the intestines, the rectum, and the vagina, and these membranes disintegrate. Fatal smallpox can destroy the body's entire skin — both the exterior skin and the interior skin that lines the passages of the body." Smallpox (also known by the Latin names Variola or Variola vera) was a highly contagious viral disease unique to humans. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Coagulation is the thickening or congealing of any liquid into solid clots. ... Human blood smear: a - erythrocytes; b - neutrophil; c - eosinophil; d - lymphocyte. ... In a typical mammalian body such as the human body, the body orifices are: the nostrils, for breathing and the associated sense of smell the mouth, for eating and vocalizations such as speech the ear canals, for the sense of hearing the anus, for defecation the urethra, for urination (and... FATAL (Originally short for Fantasy Adventure To Adult Lechery, but later changed to From Another Time, Another Land) is a tabletop role-playing game created by Byron Hall. ... Orders A virus is a submicroscopic particle that can infect the cells of a biological organism. ... Anatomy In anatomy, the throat is the part of the neck anterior to the vertebral column. ... In anatomy, the stomach (in ancient Greek στόμαχος) is an organ in the gastrointestinal tract used to digest food. ... The intestine is the portion of the alimentary canal extending from the stomach to the anus and, in humans and other mammals, consists of two segments, the small intestine and the large intestine. ... The posterior aspect of the rectum exposed by removing the lower part of the sacrum and the coccyx. ... For other uses, see Vagina (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that Net flux be merged into this article or section. ... A close-up of human skin. ...


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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Black Pox (230 words)
Black pox is a symptom of smallpox that is caused by bleeding under the skin which makes the skin look charred or fl.
A doctor who encountered fl pox stated that "Doctors separate fl pox into two forms — flat smallpox and hemorrhagic smallpox.
Black pox is close to a hundred percent fatal.
Csíkszereda (655 words)
In 1717-1719, a very serious fl pox epidemic killed two-thirds of the population of the town.
The castle was hardly finished when one of the most deadly fl pox epidemics hit town in 1717-1719, killing the majority of the people.
Csíkszereda was recuperating when the Castle of Mikó, now serving as a jail, was used to hold and torture the Székely prisoners of the anti-Habsburg resistance, called the Madéfalvi veszedelem (Engl.
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