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

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“Bacterin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacterin. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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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

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