Edward, 1749–1823, English physician: discoverer of smallpox vaccine.
Sir William, 1815–98, English physician and pathologist.
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How to use Jenner in a sentence
To Jefferson, Jenner’s preventive against ever contracting smallpox was both scientifically sound and elegant — even as he had difficulty convincing Americans that they should be vaccinated.The new CDC guidelines remind that presidential leadership matters during pandemics | Howard Markel | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
“If you’re born as a biological boy, you shouldn’t be allowed to compete in girls’ sports,” Jenner told TMZ, which asked her about the hot-button issue during a Sunday morning coffee run.Mixed reviews from transgender Republicans on Caitlyn Jenner’s run | Chris Johnson | May 12, 2021 | Washington Blade
In 1796, Jenner scientifically legitimized the procedure of injecting people with cowpox, which he termed variolae vaccinae, to prevent smallpox.Vaccine hesitancy is nothing new. Here’s the damage it’s done over centuries | Tara Haelle | May 11, 2021 | Science News
Asked why she was running, Jenner rambled for two and a half minutes about her decision to move to San Jose nearly half a century ago to be around “great athletes” while training for the Olympics, then about her family's military service.
Jenner spent years as part of that reality-television family and, after her transition, starred in her own, less popular show.Why is Caitlyn Jenner running this particular campaign? | Philip Bump | May 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Now Kendall Jenner is intimately interlocked with Cara Delevingne.Kendall Tries to Outdo Kim by Straddling Cara Delevingne in Love Magazine | Lizzie Crocker | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Delevingne regrammed the photo a few hours after Jenner, writing, “LOVE at first sight.”Kendall Tries to Outdo Kim by Straddling Cara Delevingne in Love Magazine | Lizzie Crocker | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kylie and Kendall Jenner designed a line for PacSun, while Youtube Vlogger Bethany Mota has a line for Aéropostale.Tavi Gevinson: From Teen Fashion Queen to Broadway Star | Arabelle Sicardi | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kendall Jenner Walks in Chanel Couture: Kendall Jenner is unstoppable.Kendall Jenner Walks in Chanel Couture; Taylor Swift Pens Op-Ed for ‘The Wall Street Journal’ | The Fashion Beast Team | July 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The most surprising success story is, naturally, Kendall Jenner.
The differential count is best made upon a film stained with Wright's, Jenner's, or Ehrlich's stain.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Jenner's stain, which gives a somewhat similar picture, is preferred by many for differential counting of leukocytes.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
British house of commons voted Dr. Jenner 10,000 for his discovery of the vaccine inoculation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Page 117: Sentence beginning "If my voice is low, young lady" is unattributed, but in context, probably was spoken by Mr. Jenner.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Mr. Jenner, I will give you these questions and use those, if any, that are other than what you planned to use yourself.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for Jenner
Edward 1749–1823, English physician, who discovered vaccination by showing that injections of cowpox virus produce immunity against smallpox (1796)
Sir William. 1815–98, English physician and pathologist, who differentiated between typhus and typhoid fevers (1849)
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Scientific definitions for Jenner
British physician who pioneered the practice of vaccination. His experiments proved that individuals who had been inoculated with the virus that caused cowpox, a mild skin disease of cattle, became immune to smallpox. Jenner's discovery laid the foundations for the science of immunology.
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