killed

adjective \ ˈkild \

Definition of killed

: being or containing a virus that has been inactivated (as by chemicals) so that it is no longer infectious
  • killed vaccines

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First Known Use of killed

1902


Medical Dictionary

killed

adjective \ ˈkild \

medical Definition of killed

: being or containing a virus that has been inactivated (as by chemicals) so that it is no longer infectious
  • killed vaccines


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