Sabin vaccine

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Sabin vaccine

An oral poliomyelitis vaccine consisting of live attenuated polioviruses.

[After Albert Bruce Sabin.]

Sabin vaccine

1. (Medicine) a vaccine taken orally to immunize against poliomyelitis, developed by Albert Bruce Sabin (1906-93) in 1955

Sa′bin vaccine′

an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.
[1960–65; after A. B. Sabin]
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Noun1.Sabin vaccine - an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
poliovirus vaccine - vaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis

Sa·bin vac·cine

n. vacuna de Sabin, vacuna oral contra la poliomielitis.
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