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Sabin vaccine

an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.
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named after A. B. Sabin Unabridged
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Sabin vaccine

a vaccine taken orally to immunize against poliomyelitis, developed by Albert Bruce Sabin (1906–93) in 1955
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Sabin vaccine in Medicine

Sabin vaccine n.
An oral vaccine that contains live attenuated polioviruses and is used to confer immunity against poliomyelitis.

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Sabin vaccine in Culture
Sabin vaccine [(say-bin)]

An oral vaccine developed by the twentieth-century American scientist and physician Albert B. Sabin that induces immunity to poliomyelitis.

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