HyperDic: vaccine

English > 1 sense of the word vaccine:
NOUNartifactvaccine, vaccinumimmunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
vaccine > pronunciation
Soundsvae.ksiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > vaccine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningimmunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies.
Synonymvaccinum
NarrowerDPT vaccineabbreviation for combination vaccine against diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus toxoids
pneumococcal vaccine, Pneumovaxvaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
poliovirus vaccinevaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
proteosome vaccine, proteosomeA form of vaccine that can be administered by an inhaler
Broaderimmunogen, immunizing agentAny substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
Spanishvaccinum, vacuna
Catalanvaccí, vaccinum, vacuna
Verbsvaccinateperform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation

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