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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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During the exchange with the Bill Gates foundation, Commissioner for Health, Dr Haruna Mshelia maintained that there was an improvement in local government community participation in immunization activities.
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collection of student enrolment information to help identify students with incomplete immunization records, contact with parents of students who do not have complete immunization records to: request immunization information, provide information on the benefits of immunization and the risks of not immunizing if needed, explain current policy that requires unimmunized students to stay home in the event of an outbreak.
Evaluation of immunization coverage in urban slums of Jamnagar city.
The incidence of respiratory decompensation and cardiorespiratory events (apnea, bradycardia, desaturations) after immunization was compared between infants with and without BPD after immunization (Pediatrics.
She said 80 percent target in Punjab had been achieved while soon 100 percent immunization would be ensured in all the districts of the province.
Around 1600 android mobile phone were handed over to 1400 health vaccinators including supervisors to monitor the routine immunization in the province.
Citywide Immunization Registry to be downloaded directly to local practice site EHRs.
Although immunization coverage among children has increased, recent outbreaks of measles in the United States underscore the importance of maintaining high immunization rates in every community.
According to 2014 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, little has changed in the adult immunization rate since 2010.
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