Sabin vaccine

Sabin vaccine

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

Origin:
named after A. B. Sabin

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Sabin vaccine (ˈseɪbɪn)
 
n
a vaccine taken orally to immunize against poliomyelitis, developed by Albert Bruce Sabin (1906--93) in 1955

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Sabin vaccine n.
An oral vaccine that contains live attenuated polioviruses and is used to confer immunity against poliomyelitis.

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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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