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im·mu·nize

 (ĭm′yə-nīz′)
tr.v. im·mu·nized, im·mu·niz·ing, im·mu·niz·es
1. To render immune.
2. To produce immunity in, as by inoculation.
3. Law To grant immunity from prosecution or suit: immunize a witness.

im′mu·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

im·mu·ni·za·tion

(ĭm′yə-nĭ-zā′shən)
1. The production of immunity to an infectious disease in an individual through inoculation or vaccination.
2. A specific inoculation or vaccination.

immunize verb
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
inoculation, vaccination - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
sensitising, sensitizing, sensitisation, sensitization - rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
Translations
imunizace
immuniseringvaccination
immunizálásvédõoltás
bólusetning, ónæmisaîgerî
imunizácia
bağışıklık kazandırma

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən] N (Med) → inmunización f

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən] immunisation (British) nimmunisation f

immunization

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃn] nimmunizzazione f

immune

(iˈmjuːn) adjective
(with to or from) protected against, or naturally resistant to, eg a disease. immune to measles; immune from danger.
imˈmunity noun
ˈimmunize, ˈimmunise (ˈimju-) verb
to make immune to a disease, especially by an injection of a weak form of the disease.
ˌimmuniˈzation, ˌimmuniˈsation noun

im·mu·ni·za·tion

n. inmunización, proceso para activar la producción de inmunidad en el organismo en contra de una determinada enfermedad.

immunization

n inmunización f; (vaccination) vacunación f
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Delivery of TBE vaccine for active immunization against TBE (prefilled syringes).
Flucelvax, an inactivated vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of influenza disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and type B contained in the vaccine, is the only seasonal influenza vaccine of its kind in the US.
GARDASIL 9 is a 9-valent HPV vaccine for active immunization of females and males from the age of 9 years against premalignant lesions and cancers affecting the cervix, vulva, vagina or anus and also against genital warts (Condyloma acuminata) caused by the HPV types covered by the vaccine.
Active immunization with tetanus toxoid was described in 1890, but cases continue to be reported (275 in the United States from 2001 through 2010), almost exclusively in persons who were never vaccinated or had not received a booster immunization in the previous 10 years.
To some extent, the labor market has been Germany's active immunization against the ongoing euro zone crisis.
The company said that Prevnar 13 is for adults 50 years of age and older for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by the 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes contained in the vaccine.
The trained team of Rescue 1122 Community Training Wing is focusing on preventive measures of Rabies after a possible exposure includes vigorous washing of the wound thoroughly with soap and plenty of water for 10-15 minutes and seeking medical attention immediately, use of appropriate antibiotic to prevent wound sepsis, avoid suturing the wound should not be dressed or bandaged unless necessary, active immunization with anti - Rabies vaccine as per doctors advice, measure to prevent the spread of Rabies.
Active immunization against GnRH has successfully suppressed the secretion of gonadotropins and decreased sperm production, follicular development, ovulation and conception in male and female mammals (2, 3).
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the antibody response to combined passive-active immunization versus active immunization against hepatitis B in 71 patients with acute leukemia with negative hepatitis B virus serology at presentation.
Menveo is indicated for the active immunization of adolescents (from 11 years of age) and adults at risk of exposure to Neisseria meningitidis groups A, C, W135 and Y, to prevent invasive disease.
We used to sell our vaccines to the US defense department to be used as an active immunization program for their soldiers on a routine basis," said Hibri.
Intercell's vaccine is a purified, inactivated product for active immunization against viral infections of Japanese Encephalitis.