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booster shot

n.
An additional dose of an immunizing agent, such as a vaccine or toxoid, given at a time after the initial dose to sustain the immune response elicited by the previous dose of the same agent. Also called booster dose.
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Noun1.booster shot - an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
dose, dosage - a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
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booster shot

n. búster, inyección de refuerzo; dosis suplementaria; reactivación de una vacuna o agente inmunizador.
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