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.

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