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vac·ci·na·tion

 (văk′sə-nā′shən)
n.
1. Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect against a particular disease.
2. A scar left on the skin by vaccinating.

vaccination

(ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) the act of vaccinating
2. (Medicine) the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

vac•ci•na•tion

(ˌvæk səˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or practice of inoculating with vaccine.
2. the scar where a vaccine was administered.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaccination - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a diseasevaccination - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
immunisation, immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
2.vaccination - the scar left following inoculation with a vaccinevaccination - the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine
cicatrice, cicatrix, scar - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
Translations
تَلْقِيحتَلْقيح، تَطْعيم
očkování
vaccination
rokotus
cjepivo
himlõoltás
vaksinasi
bólusetning
予防接種
예방접종
vaccinationvaccinering
การฉีดวัคซีน
sự tiêm chủng

vaccination

[ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən] Nvacunación f
you must have the vaccination a month before you traveldebes vacunarte un mes antes de viajar

vaccination

[ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən]
nvaccination f
flu vaccination → la vaccination contre la grippe
rabies vaccination → la vaccination contre la rage
to have a vaccination against sth → se faire vacciner contre qch
modif [programme, certificate, centre] → de vaccination

vaccination

n(Schutz)impfung f; have you had your vaccination yet?sind Sie schon geimpft?, haben Sie sich schon impfen lassen?

vaccination

[ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃn] nvaccinazione f

vaccine

(ˈvӕksiːn) noun
a substance made from the germs that cause a particular disease, especially smallpox, and given to a person or animal to prevent him from catching that disease.
ˈvaccinate (-ksi-) verb
to protect (a person etc) against a disease by putting vaccine into his blood. Has your child been vaccinated against smallpox?
ˌvacciˈnation (-ksi-) noun
(an) act of vaccinating or process of being vaccinated. I'm to have a vaccination tomorrow; Vaccination was introduced in the eighteenth century.

vaccination

تَلْقِيح očkování vaccination Impfung εμβολιασμός vacuna rokotus vaccin cjepivo vaccinazione 予防接種 예방접종 vaccinatie vaksinasjon szczepienie vacinação прививка vaccinering การฉีดวัคซีน aşı sự tiêm chủng 接种疫苗

vac·ci·na·tion

n. vacunación, inoculación de una vacuna.

vaccination

n vacunación f
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I might have gone on in this figurative manner, if Dora's face had not admonished me that she was wondering with all her might whether I was going to propose any new kind of vaccination, or other medical remedy, for this unwholesome state of ours.
The physiology, the chemical rhythm of the creature, may also be made to undergo an enduring modification,--of which vaccination and other methods of inoculation with living or dead matter are examples that will, no doubt, be familiar to you.
This Bunster called vaccination, and Mauki was vaccinated a number of times a week.
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QUETTA, February 17, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Three day Polio Eradication Campaign, launched by Provincial Health Department Balochistan in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF on February 15, has come to an end on Wednesday with the task of anti-polio vaccination to 21,60,000 children of under five years age in 30 districts of the province.
All countries should offer universal infant immunisation for hepatitis B, according to a review of the long-term effectiveness of infant and adolescent vaccination programmes.
Experts are hailing this vaccination as a major breakthrough, as it has the potential to dramatically lower cancer rates.
NEW YORK -- Retail pharmacies have launched various programs to help residents of their market areas prevent the flu--from such clinics and vaccination initiatives as those offered by Longs Drug Stores to a gift-giving campaign being provided by Bartell Drug.
A Lancet editorial has called for urgent publication of data from trials of the HPV vaccine in boys as sex-specific vaccination programmes will be at most 75% as effective as programmes targeting both sexes.
According the Durbach, vaccination was the medicine of the physician and Parliament while "alternative medicine was physic for the people.