Jenner


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Jenner: Edward Jenner

Jen·ner

 (jĕn′ər), Edward 1749-1823.
British physician who developed a vaccine for smallpox that involved inoculating a person with the substance from cowpox lesions.

Jenner

(ˈdʒɛnə)
n
1. (Biography) Edward 1749–1823, English physician, who discovered vaccination by showing that injections of cowpox virus produce immunity against smallpox (1796)
2. (Biography) Sir William. 1815–98, English physician and pathologist, who differentiated between typhus and typhoid fevers (1849)

Jen•ner

(ˈdʒɛn ər)

n.
1. Edward, 1749–1823, English physician: discoverer of smallpox vaccine.
2. Sir William, 1815–98, English physician.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jenner - English physician who pioneered vaccinationJenner - English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
References in classic literature ?
He went to study in Paris with the determination that when he provincial home again he would settle in some provincial town as a general practitioner, and resist the irrational severance between medical and surgical knowledge in the interest of his own scientific pursuits, as well as of the general advance: he would keep away from the range of London intrigues, jealousies, and social truckling, and win celebrity, however slowly, as Jenner had done, by the independent value of his work.
Jordyn Woods and Kylie Jenner's friendship just might be saved, even with all the drama that unfolded in the recent past.
[USA], July 16 (ANI): American reality star and makeup mogul Kylie Jenner is the Internet's new clap back queen!
Kylie Jenner is trying to focus on the positive things in her life after the recent trip she took with her partner Travis Scott and daughter Stormi.
After months of speculation that she was pregnant with her first child, Kylie Jenner has announced the birth of a baby girl.
William Jenner was a cotton broker living in Portland Place with his wife and two teenage sons.
LOS ANGELES -- A family who suffered serious injuries in a fatal traffic collision involving Caitlyn Jenner earlier this year sued the Olympic gold medalist on Friday.
Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner has said that he identifies as a woman, becoming the most high-profile American to come out as transgender.
The American council of Life Insurers, Washington, and Greg Jenner, executive vice president, taxes and retirement security, for the last 18 months, have severed ties.
Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner are close friends but this was not the case at first.
[USA], July 2 (ANI): In a chat show on Monday, Brody Jenner opened up about his relationship with his mother Caitlyn Jenner, who was earlier Bruce Jenner, and said that he has stopped "expecting too much from her".
Caitlyn Jenner has once again reunited with rumored girlfriend Sophia Hutchins hours after the reality star was spotted gallivanting in Malibu solo.