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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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The FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine) vaccine was previously only approved for active immunization against influenza A subtype viruses and type B viruses, in persons three three years of age and older.
On this basis, they have developed and commercialized Flublok Quadrivalent vaccine, a recombinant influenza vaccine indicated for active immunization of adults 18 years of age and older against seasonal influenza.
Prior to the approval, the vaccine was only approved for active immunization against influenza A subtype viruses and type B viruses in persons 3 years of age and older.
5ml tetanus toxoid as part of their active immunization.
Rabipur is used for active immunization against rabies.
Whole Cells: The entire cell with its components is inoculated into a host to bring about active immunization.
To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated through the sales of various vaccines intended for active immunization against different serogroups of hepatitis B virus.
As of July 2013, Menveo is registered in more than 50 countries for active immunization to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y1.
The proposed indication for the vaccine, which combines hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) with a novel adjuvant to enhance the immune response, is for the active immunization against all known subtypes of the hepatitis B virus in adults aged 18-70 years.
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.