Vaccination

/vaksɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Origin

1800–10; vaccine (adj.) + -ation (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Vaccination

Vaccination

noun

  1. the act or practice of vaccinating; inoculation with vaccine.
  2. the act of vaccinating
  3. the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

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Vaccination

n.

  1. Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect against a particular disease.
  2. A scar left on the skin by vaccinating.

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Vaccination

noun

  1. Treatment with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; inoculation.

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Vaccination

noun

  1. : the act of vaccinating
  2. : the scar left by vaccinating

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Example sentences for Vaccination

  1. Of course not—the delivery of vaccine from manufacturer to arm is only part of the problem for any vaccination program.
  2. Vaccination works more like a light with a dimmer than an on-off switch, said Slifka.
  3. According to the CDC, 80 percent of the cases in 2013 were among those who had never received a vaccination for measles.
  4. Dr. Morris likens circumcision to vaccination by comparing the risk to others caused by refusing either intervention.
  5. The facts are not faintly controversial for those who believe in reality: vaccination saves lives, families, and dollars.
  6. A committee afterwards presented a memorial in favour of vaccination.
  7. Religious scruples prevented him from submitting to vaccination, for he said he had no wish to run counter to the will of God.
  8. In this matter of vaccination a very important difference appears to have existed between the Upper and Lower Saskatchewan.
  9. Come, he begged, not feeling at all interested in the location of Mrs. St. Cyr Smiths vaccination.
  10. I find that Jenner's discovery of vaccination was made public in June, 1798.

Related words & Synonyms

shot, inoculation

Nearby words

Vacaville , vacay , vaccina , vaccinal , vaccinate , vaccinator , vaccine , vaccinee , vaccine lymph , vaccinia

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