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Hib vaccine

[ hib ]
/ hɪb /
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noun

a vaccine against meningitis, pneumonia, and other illnesses caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b: usually administered during infancy.

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Origin of Hib vaccine

First recorded in 1980–85; from Haemophilus influenzae (type) b
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Medical definitions for Hib vaccine

Hib vaccine
[ hĭb ]

n.

A conjugate vaccine that provides immunization against infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, especially bacterial meningitis and pneumonia in children.Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine
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Scientific definitions for Hib vaccine

Hib vaccine
[ hĭb ]

A vaccine administered to immunize young children against the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b, which causes meningitis, pneumonia, and other infections.
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