vaccination

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noun vac·ci·na·tion \ˌvak-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of vaccination

  1. 1 :  the act of vaccinating

  2. 2 :  the scar left by vaccinating

1800

First Known Use of vaccination

1800


VACCINATION Defined for Kids

vaccination

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noun vac·ci·na·tion \ˌvak-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of vaccination for Students

  1. :  the act of vaccinating


Medical Dictionary

vaccination

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noun vac·ci·na·tion \ˌvak-sə-ˈnā-shən\

Medical Definition of vaccination

  1. 1:  the introduction into humans or domestic animals of microorganisms that have previously been treated to make them harmless for the purpose of inducing the development of immunity <oral vaccination> <vaccination against smallpox> <vaccination for whooping cough>

  2. 2:  the scar left by vaccinating



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