bacterin

[bak-tuh-rin]

noun Immunology.

a vaccine prepared from killed bacteria.

Origin of bacterin

First recorded in 1910–15; bacter- + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for bacterin

bacterin

noun

obsolete a vaccine prepared from bacteria
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bacterin in Medicine

bacterin

[băktər-ĭn]

n.

A suspension of killed or weakened bacteria used as a vaccine.
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