bacterin

bacterin
noun Date: circa 1912 a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine

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  • Bacterin — Bac te*rin, n. (Med.) A bacterial vaccine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacterin — noun a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine Any of the above may result in an improper bacterin being given …   Wiktionary

  • Bacterin — …   Wikipedia

  • bacterin — /bak teuh rin/, n. Immunol. a vaccine prepared from killed bacteria. [1910 15; BACTER + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacterin — bac·ter·in bak tə rən n a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine * * * bac·ter·in (bakґtər in) bacterial vaccine …   Medical dictionary

  • bacterin — n. vaccine made from bacteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacterin — bac·ter·in …   English syllables

  • bacterin — /ˈbæktərən/ (say baktuhruhn) noun a vaccine prepared from dead or attenuated bacteria …   Australian English dictionary

  • bacterin — ˈbaktərə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: bacteri + in : a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria injected into a living body to stimulate the development of immunity to the same kind of bacteria * * * /bak teuh rin/, n. Immunol. a vaccine prepared… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterin-toxoid — bac·ter·in tox·oid (bakґtər in tokґsoid) an active immunizing agent prepared from chemically inactivated bacterial cultures containing both killed bacteria and inactivated toxin …   Medical dictionary

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