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DPT

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  1. diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus: a mixed vaccine of formalin-inactivated diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, used for primary immunization.
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British Dictionary definitions for dpt vaccine

dpt

abbreviation for
  1. department
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dpt vaccine in Medicine

DPT vaccine

n.
  1. DTP vaccine

dpt vaccine in Science

DPT vaccine

[dē′pē-tē]
  1. Variant of DTP vaccine.

DTP vaccine

[dē′tē-pē]
  1. A combination vaccine administered intramuscularly to immunize children against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis infections. It consists of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, which contains inactivated parts of the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
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