diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine

n.

A vaccine available in three forms: diphtheria and tetanus toxoids plus pertussis vaccine; tetanus-diphtheria toxoids, adult type; and tetanus toxoids; used for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.

Nearby words

  1. diphosgene,
  2. diphosphate,
  3. diphosphoglycerate,
  4. diphtheria,
  5. diphtheria antitoxin,
  6. diphtherial,
  7. diphtheric,
  8. diphtheritic,
  9. diphtheritic membrane,
  10. diphtheroid


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