bacterin

noun
bac·​ter·​in | \ ˈbak-tə-rən How to pronounce bacterin (audio) \

Definition of bacterin

: a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine

First Known Use of bacterin

1897, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bacterin

Statistics for bacterin

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bacterin

The first known use of bacterin was in 1897

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for bacterin

bacterin

noun
bac·​ter·​in | \ ˈbak-tə-rən How to pronounce bacterin (audio) \

Medical Definition of bacterin

: a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine

Comments on bacterin

What made you want to look up bacterin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take the place or position of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!