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Related to vaccinum: Vaccinium macrocarpon, Vaccinium myrsinites, Vaccinium angustifolium, Vaccinium corymbosum, Vaccinium myrtillus
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|Noun||1.||vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies|
DPT vaccine - abbreviation for combination vaccine against diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus toxoids; usually given in a series of injections in early childhood
immunizing agent, immunogen - any substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
pneumococcal vaccine, Pneumovax - vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
poliovirus vaccine - vaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis