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

1. Edward, 1749–1823, English physician: discoverer of smallpox vaccine.
2. Sir William, 1815–98, English physician.
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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)
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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.
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While Khloe Kardashian dealt with the ( Tristan Thompson cheating with ( Jordyn Woods on camera for the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" show, her sister ( Kylie Jenner took a break from filming to deal with the scandal that involved her ( best friend in her own way.
Caitlyn Jenner and rumored girlfriend Sophia Hutchins spotted together for the first time after their brief Athens trip last week.