bacterin

noun
bac·ter·in | \ ˈbak-tə-rən \

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

noun
bac·ter·in | \ ˈbak-tə-rən \

Medical Definition of bacterin 

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

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