an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.
Origin of Sabin vaccine
named after A. B. Sabin
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British Dictionary definitions for sabin vaccine
/ (ˈseɪbɪn) /
a vaccine taken orally to immunize against poliomyelitis, developed by Albert Bruce Sabin (1906–93) in 1955
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Medical definitions for sabin vaccine
An oral vaccine that contains live attenuated polioviruses and is used to confer immunity against poliomyelitis.
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Cultural definitions for sabin vaccine
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