Sabin vaccine


noun

an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.

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Origin of Sabin vaccine

named after A. B. Sabin
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British Dictionary definitions for sabin vaccine

Sabin vaccine
/ (ˈseɪbɪn) /

noun

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

Sabin vaccine

n.

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

Sabin vaccine
[ (say-bin) ]

An oral vaccine developed by the twentieth-century American scientist and physician Albert B. Sabin that induces immunity to poliomyelitis.

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