Complete Definition of "vaccine"

English

Etymology
L. term|vaccinus|langla, from term|vacca||cow|langla (because of early use of the cowpox virus against smallpox).

Noun
en-noun

  1. 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.

Related terms
immunization
inoculation
vaccinate
vaccination

Translations
trans-top|substance that stimulates production of antibodies
Chinese: ç«è (yì miáo)
Czech: oÄkovací látka f, vakcína f
German: Impfstoff m
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Japanese: ã¯ã¯ãã³ (wakuchin), ç«è (ã¨ãã³ãã, tÅbyÅ)
Portuguese: vacina(vá - ci - ná)
Spanish: vacuna f
Turkish: AÅı
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Italian

Adjective
vaccine f

  1. Feminine plural form of vaccino.

Category:Italian adjective forms

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