(Latin) vaccinus, from vacca a cow; confer Sanskrit vac to bellow, to groan.
Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease. --
The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.
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From Latin vaccinus, from vacca (“cow”) (because of early use of the cowpox virus against smallpox). Cf. New or Scientific Latin (variola) vaccīna, or "cowpox".
vaccine (plural vaccines) (immunology) A substance given to stimulate the body's production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease, prepared from the agent that causes the disease, or a synthetic substitute.
vaccine first-person singular present indicative of vacciner third-person singular present indicative of vacciner first-person singular present subjunctive of vacciner third-person singular present subjunctive of vacciner second-person singular imperative of vacciner
Adjective vaccine f feminine plural of vaccino
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