Anthrax vaccine
Anthrax vaccine An"thrax vac"cine (Veter.) A fluid vaccine obtained by growing a bacterium ({Bacillus anthracis}, formerly {Bacterium anthracis}) in beef broth. It is used to immunize animals, esp. cattle. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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