Vaccine

A preparation of a pathogenic micro-organism or virus, which has been killed or attenuated so as to lose its virulence but which carries antigens. When injected into a living animal the immune system is stimulated to produce antibodies to counteract the antigens. The antibodies remain in the living system thus providing immunity against any subsequent potentially pathogenic infection by the same organism....

Vaccine

A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one of its surface proteins. The agent stimulates the body`s immune system to recognize the agent a....
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Vaccine

- a planned exposure to an antigen in order that memory B lymphocytes can retain a memory for it. In practice the organism carrying the antigen is either killed or modified so that it does not cause the disease. When encountered again, the antigen is recognised and there will be a rapid production of antibodies. For example smallpox, polio, measles...
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vaccine

(L. vaccinus) a suspension of attenuated or killed microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, or rickettsiae), administered for the prevention, amelioration or treatment of infectious diseases.
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vaccine

(vak-sēn´) a suspension of attenuated or killed microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, or rickettsiae), administered for prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious diseases.
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vaccine

[n] - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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Vaccine

• (a.) Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease. • (n.) any preparation used to render an organism immune to some disease, by inducing or increasing the natural immunity mechanisms. Prior to 1995, such preparations usually contained killed organisms of the type f...
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vaccine

<pharmacology> A suspension of attenuated or killed microorganisms (bacteria, viruses or rickettsiae), administered for the prevention, amelioration or treatment of infectious diseases. ... Origin: L. Vaccinus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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vaccine

vaccinum noun immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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Vaccine

[journal] Vaccine is a peer-reviewed medical journal, published by Elsevier. It is targeted towards medical professionals who are interested in vaccines and vaccination. It describes itself as `an interface between academics, those in research and development, and workers in the field. Relevant topics range from basic research through to ap...
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Vaccine

[musician] Vaccine`s style has been recognised as being considerably more melodic and not necessarily as dancefloor-orientated as her male cohorts, with XLR8R magazine noting her `subtle melodies and echoed vocals`, as well as stating that `(Vaccine`s) constructions aren’t necessarily main floor rave fodder, but rather, comedown music for...
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vaccine

[Noun] A medicine, usually in the form of an injection, which protects a person against diseases such as measles or tetanus.
Example: Children are given the polio vaccine at around 3 months old and again just before they start school.
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VACCINE

A biological product that is injected into an animal to stimulate an immunity to a particular disease.
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Vaccine

A medicine made from a bacteria, a virus or a poison. It is specially prepared to avoid harm, but to a strength that will stimulate the body to produce cells (antibodies) that will attack the disease (active immunity).
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Vaccine

a planned exposure to an antigen in order that memory B lymphocytes can retain a memory for it. In practice the organism carrying the antigen is either killed or modified so that it does not cause the disease. When encountered again, the antigen is recognised and there will be a rapid production of antibodies. For example smallpox, polio, measles. ...
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VACCINE

a preparation administered to stimulate an immune response to protect a person from illness. A vaccine typically includes a small amount of a killed or inactivated microorganism, or genetically engineered pieces. A therapeutic (treatment) vaccine is given after infection and is intended to reduce or stop disease progression. A preventive (prophylac...
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Vaccine

A preparation containing dead or weakened pathogens that when injected into the body elicit an immun
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Vaccine

A preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus, or of a portion of the pathogen's structure that upon administration stimulates antibody production or cellular immunity against the pathogen but is incapable of causing severe infection.
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Vaccine

A preparation of dead or weakened pathogen, or of derived antigenic determinants, that is used to induce formation of antibodies or immunity against the pathogen. (See Polyvalent vaccine, Subunit vaccine.)
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Vaccine

A preparation of killed microorganisms, living attenuated organisms, or living fully virulent organi
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Vaccine

a preparation of weakened micro-organisms given to create resistance to a certain disease
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Vaccine

A preparation of whole organisms, or parts of organisms, used to stimulate a protective immune response in an animal.
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vaccine

a preparation that stimulates an immune response that can prevent an infection or create resistance to an infection.
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vaccine

A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses. A vaccine can help the body recognize and destroy cancer cells or microorganisms.
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vaccine

A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses.
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