Sabin vaccine

noun
Sa·bin vaccine | \ ˈsā-bin- \

Definition of Sabin vaccine 

: a polio vaccine that contains three serotypes of poliovirus in a weakened, live state and is administered orally — compare salk vaccine

First Known Use of Sabin vaccine

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sabin vaccine

after Albert Sabin, 1906–1993, American immunologist

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Sabin vaccine

noun
Sa·bin vaccine | \ ˈsā-bin- \

Medical Definition of Sabin vaccine 

: a polio vaccine that is taken by mouth and contains the three serotypes of poliovirus in a weakened, live state

called also Sabin oral vaccine

— compare salk vaccine

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