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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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