BCG vaccine

noun
\ˌbē-(ˌ)sē-ˈjē- \

Definition of BCG vaccine 

: a vaccine prepared from a living attenuated strain of tubercle bacilli and used to vaccinate human beings against tuberculosis

called also BCG

First Known Use of BCG vaccine

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for BCG vaccine

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (an attenuated strain of tubercle bacilli), from Albert Calmette †1933 and Camille Guérin †1961 French bacteriologists

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BCG vaccine

noun
\ˌbē-(ˌ)sē-ˈjē- \

Medical Definition of BCG vaccine 

: a vaccine prepared from a living attenuated strain of tubercle bacilli and used to vaccinate human beings against tuberculosis

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