vaccine


vaccine
01. Scientists say an AIDS [vaccine] may be ready within the next few years.
02. The little girl was pleased to discover that her smallpox [vaccination] hardly hurt at all.
03. Polio [vaccines] were given in a sugar cube when I was little.
04. You'll need to get a few [vaccinations] before travelling to that part of the world.
05. Some parents refused to allow [vaccinations] for their children, fearing negative side-effects.
06. Many old people nowadays choose to get [vaccinated] against the flu.
07. Any pets living in the building must have their [vaccinations] up to date.
08. The children nervously lined up in the hall to receive their [vaccinations].
09. Animal testing has helped to develop [vaccines] against many serious diseases.
10. A new report suggests that a [vaccine] that offers at least partial protection against HIV could be available within a decade.
11. The [vaccine] is currently being tested on monkeys, with promising results.
12. An effective [vaccine] is the only way to stop the AIDS epidemic, which threatens to kill more than 68 million people between 2000 and 2020.
13. In 1798, Edward Jenner proved that people could be [vaccinated] against infectious diseases.
14. Edward Olmos observed that education is the [vaccine] for violence.
15. [Vaccines] are prepared using weak or dead germs of certain diseases.
16. Millions of children throughout the world have not been immunized simply because [vaccines] were unavailable.
17. [Vaccination] is presently the most effective form of treatment for the flu.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • vaccine — [ vaksin ] n. f. • 1749; lat. méd. variola vaccina « variole de la vache » 1 ♦ Maladie infectieuse observée chez la vache (⇒ cow pox), le cheval, due à un virus morphologiquement identique au virus de la variole humaine, et dont l inoculation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vaccine — Vac cine (v[a^]k s[imac]n or v[a^]k s[i^]n; 277), a. [L. vaccinus, fr. vacca a cow; cf. Skr. v[=a][,c] to bellow, to groan.] 1. Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacciné — vacciné, e adj. Endurci, prévenu : Moi, je suis vacciné. Vacciné avec une aiguille de phono, bavard. / Vaccinée ou vaccinée au pus de génisse, déflorée …   Dictionnaire du Français argotique et populaire

  • vacciné — vacciné, ée (va ksi né, née) part. passé de vacciner. Un enfant vacciné.    Substantivement. Les vaccinés …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Vaccine — Vac cine (v[a^]k*s[=e]n or v[a^]k s[=e]n), n. 1. The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination. [1913 Webster] 2. any preparation used to render an organism immune to some disease, by inducing or increasing the natural immunity mechanisms. Prior to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaccine — VACCINE: Ne fréquenter que des personnes vaccinées …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • vaccine — (n.) matter used in vaccination, 1846, from L. vaccina, fem. of vaccinus pertaining to a cow (see VACCINATION (Cf. vaccination)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • vaccine — ► NOUN Medicine ▪ a substance used to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases, prepared from the causative agent of a disease or a synthetic substitute. ORIGIN Latin vaccinus, from vacca cow… …   English terms dictionary

  • vaccine — [vak sēn′, vak′sēn] n. [L vaccinus, from cows < vacca, cow; akin ? to Sans vaśā, rogue cow] 1. lymph, or a preparation of this, from a cowpox vesicle, containing the causative virus and used in vaccination against cowpox or smallpox 2. any… …   English World dictionary

  • Vaccine — For other uses, see Vaccine (disambiguation). A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease causing microorganism, and is often made from… …   Wikipedia

  • vaccine — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ effective, safe ▪ flu, measles, rubella, etc. ▪ The polio vaccine has saved millions of lives. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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