- a vaccine that contains three types of inactivated poliomyelitis viruses and induces immunity against the disease.
Origin of Salk vaccine
First recorded in 1950–55; named after J. E. Salk
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- A vaccine containing inactivated polioviruses, used to immunize against poliomyelitis.
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