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/vakˈsēn/,
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vaccines, plural;
  1. A substance used to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases, prepared from the causative agent of a disease, its products, or a synthetic substitute, treated to act as an antigen without inducing the disease
    • - there is no vaccine against HIV infection
  2. A program designed to detect computer viruses, and inactivate them


  1. immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
  2. (vaccinated) immunized: having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
  3. (vaccination) inoculation: taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
  4. A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe or its toxins. ...
  5. Vaccine is a peer-reviewed medical journal, published by Elsevier. It is targeted towards medical professionals who are interested in vaccines and vaccination. It describes itself as "an interface between academics, those in research and development, and workers in the field. ...
  6. Vaccine (Christine Clements) is a female dubstep record producer based in California, United States. She is notable for being the first female producer signed to a label (Hotflush Recordings) within what was up until then a genre whose producers were almost, if not entirely, male
  7. "The Vaccine" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 3 April 1998, and was the eleventh episode of the fourth season.
  8. Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate the effects of infection by many pathogens. ...
  9. A substance given to stimulate the body's production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease, prepared from the agent that causes the disease, or a synthetic substitute
  10. (Vaccines) Program that injects itself into an executable program to perform a signature check and warns if there have been any changes.
  11. Vaccines stimulate the immune system to recognize and eliminate foreign agents such as bacteria, viruses, or tumor cells. Currently clinical trials are testing vaccines for melanoma. See also cancer vaccines.
  12. (Vaccines) Patients on corticosteroid therapy may exhibit a diminished response to toxoids and live or inactivated vaccines due to inhibition of antibody response. Corticosteroids may also potentiate the replication of some organisms contained in live attenuated vaccines. ...
  13. (Vaccines) can be used to prevent the disease. Before you vaccinate against Salmonella you must be sure that there is no Salmonella infection in the loft and this can be checked only by a lab test. ...
  14. (Vaccines) these include the cost of all the vaccines used in the national immunization programme and following each countries vaccination schedule - traditional vaccines (BCG, Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTP), Polio, Measles and Tetanus Toxoid vaccine) as well as new and underused vaccines ( ...
  15. (vaccines) Preparations that elicit an immune response (production of antibodies) to protect a person or animal from a disease-causing agent.
  16. (vaccines) biological products that prevent disease
  17. Vaccines are being tested as treatments for people who are HIV+. From all studies conducted to date, HIV vaccines appear to be safe in HIV+ people. At this time it is not known if they are effective treatments. The vaccine cannot give you HIV. See also gp120, gp160.
  18. Vaccination: Injection of a killed microbe in order to stimulate the immune system against the microbe, thereby preventing disease. Vaccinations, or immunizations, work by stimulating the immune system, the natural disease-fighting system of the body. ...
  19. (Vaccination) Injection, given to healthy animals, used to stimulate prolonged immunity to specific diseases.
  20. (VACCINATION) (Latin vacca 'cow'). Any inoculation of killed or attenuated disease-bearing microorganisms given to induce immunity to or reduce the adverse effects associated with that particular disease. ...
  21. (Vaccination) A medical substance that provides immunization, generally temporary, from contagious diseases.
  22. (Vaccination) Originally referred to immunization against smallpox with the less virulent cowpox (vaccinia) virus; more loosely used for any immunization against a pathogen.
  23. (Vaccination) Process (usually injection) by which you can become immune from the risk of developing a particular disease, even if you are exposed to it
  24. (Vaccination) Process of stimulating a natural immune response to an infectious antigen community or population.
  25. (Vaccination) The act of giving a vaccine. See also 'immunization' since the two words have different meanings and are often confused.