chicken pox (English) [ IPA: ˈtʃɪkən ˈpɑks ASM: চিকেন পক্স]
Contributed by: Atul Ch. Kakoti on 2009-08-27
1. Medical Science(Common Noun-Neuter) Chickenpox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus . It generally starts with a vesicular skin rash appearing in two or three waves, mainly on the body and head rather than the hands and becoming itchy raw pockmarks, small open sores which heal mostly without scarring. Chickenpox is a highly infectious disease that spreads from person to person by direct contact or by air from an infected person's coughing or sneezing. সৰু আইতকৈ অলপ ডাঙৰ এবিধ পকনি ধৰা বসন্ত ৰোগ৷