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bacterin

[ bak-tuh-rin ]
/ ˈbæk tə rɪn /
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noun Immunology.
a vaccine prepared from killed bacteria.
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Origin of bacterin

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

bacterin
/ (ˈbæktərɪn) /

noun
obsolete a vaccine prepared from bacteria
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