1800–10; vaccine (adj.) + -ation (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Vaccination
- the act or practice of vaccinating; inoculation with vaccine.
- the act of vaccinating
- the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine
- Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect against a particular disease.
- A scar left on the skin by vaccinating.
- Treatment with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; inoculation.
- : the act of vaccinating
- : the scar left by vaccinating
Example sentences for Vaccination
- Of course not—the delivery of vaccine from manufacturer to arm is only part of the problem for any vaccination program.
- Vaccination works more like a light with a dimmer than an on-off switch, said Slifka.
- According to the CDC, 80 percent of the cases in 2013 were among those who had never received a vaccination for measles.
- Dr. Morris likens circumcision to vaccination by comparing the risk to others caused by refusing either intervention.
- The facts are not faintly controversial for those who believe in reality: vaccination saves lives, families, and dollars.
- A committee afterwards presented a memorial in favour of vaccination.
- Religious scruples prevented him from submitting to vaccination, for he said he had no wish to run counter to the will of God.
- In this matter of vaccination a very important difference appears to have existed between the Upper and Lower Saskatchewan.
- Come, he begged, not feeling at all interested in the location of Mrs. St. Cyr Smiths vaccination.
- I find that Jenner's discovery of vaccination was made public in June, 1798.
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