Complete Definition of "vaccination"

English

Etymology
From Latin vacca, "cow". The term was coined by Edward Jenner (1749-1823) who infected people with weakened cowpox viruses to immunise them againt the disease.

Pronunciation
IPA: /ËvæksɪËneɪÊÉn/, /ËvæksɪËneɪÊn/

Noun
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vaccination

  1. Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect a particular disease or strain of disease

Translations
trans-top|inoculation with a vaccine
Czech: oÄkování n
Dutch: vaccinatie f
German: Impfung f
Indonesian: vaksinasi
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Russian: вакÑинаÑÐ¸Ñ f
Spanish: vacunación m
Swedish: vaccinering c, vaccination c
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