booster dose
noun see booster shot

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  • booster dose — Booster Boost er (b[=oo]st [ e]r), n. 1. (Elec.) An instrument for regulating the electro motive force in an alternating current circuit; so called because used to boost , or raise, the pressure in the circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Booster dose — After initial immunization, a booster injection or booster dose is a re exposure to the immunizing antigen. It is intended to increase immunity against that antigen back to protective levels after it has been shown to have decreased or after a… …   Wikipedia

  • booster dose — noun an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective • Syn: ↑booster, ↑booster shot, ↑recall dose • Hypernyms: ↑dose, ↑dosage …   Useful english dictionary

  • booster dose — noun A dose of an antigen designed to strengthen immunity after an earlier immunizing dose. Syn: booster injection, booster shot …   Wiktionary

  • booster dose — a dose of an active immunizing agent, usually smaller than the initial dose, given to maintain immunity …   Medical dictionary

  • Booster — may refer to:In science and technology: * Booster (electric power), a motor generator set used for voltage regulation in direct current electrical power circuits * Booster dose, or booster shot, in medicine, a vaccination given after a previous… …   Wikipedia

  • booster shot — n a supplementary dose of an immunizing agent called also booster, booster dose …   Medical dictionary

  • Booster — Boost er (b[=oo]st [ e]r), n. 1. (Elec.) An instrument for regulating the electro motive force in an alternating current circuit; so called because used to boost , or raise, the pressure in the circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an enthusiastic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booster rocket — Booster Boost er (b[=oo]st [ e]r), n. 1. (Elec.) An instrument for regulating the electro motive force in an alternating current circuit; so called because used to boost , or raise, the pressure in the circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booster shot — Booster Boost er (b[=oo]st [ e]r), n. 1. (Elec.) An instrument for regulating the electro motive force in an alternating current circuit; so called because used to boost , or raise, the pressure in the circuit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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