vaccinator

[ vak-suh-ney-ter ]
/ ˈvæk səˌneɪ tər /

noun Medicine/Medical.

a person who vaccinates.
an instrument used in vaccination.

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Origin of vaccinator

First recorded in 1800–10; vaccinate + -or2
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Example sentences from the Web for vaccinator

  • Years before, the people of Pantanaw had begged for a vaccinator.

    A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
  • In an undertone, to the vaccinator: "If you show you are afraid you'll never see Poona again, my friend."

    The Day's Work, Volume 1|Rudyard Kipling