Associations to the word «Vaccine»

Wiktionary

VACCINE, noun. (immunology) A substance given to stimulate the body's production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease, prepared from the agent that causes the disease, or a synthetic substitute.
VACCINE POINT, noun. (medicine) (historical) A pointed piece of quill or bone covered at one end with vaccine matter.
VACCINE POINTS, noun. Plural of vaccine point

Dictionary definition

VACCINE, noun. Immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies.

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery