plague vaccine

n.

A vaccine prepared from live, killed, or attenuated Yersinia pestis used to immunize against bubonic plague.

Nearby words

  1. plagioclimax,
  2. plagiohedral,
  3. plagiotropic,
  4. plagiotropism,
  5. plague,
  6. plague, the,
  7. plagues of egypt,
  8. plaguesome,
  9. plaguey,
  10. plaguy


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