post·​vac·​ci·​na·​tion ˌpōst-ˌvak-sə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce postvaccination (audio)
: occurring or existing after vaccination
postvaccination fever
postvaccination antibody levels

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postvaccination was in 1869

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Cite this Entry

“Postvaccination.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


post·​vac·​ci·​na·​tion -ˌvak-sə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce postvaccination (audio)
: occurring after and especially as a result of vaccination
postvaccination immunity
postvaccination inflammation
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