weakened

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bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin anatoxin , toxoid
property of something that has been weakened or reduced in thickness or density attenuation
Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army Borodino
disintegrate or become weakened deteriorate
friendship weakened disaffection
used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress fatigue
oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis OPV , oral poliovirus vaccine , Sabin vaccine , TOPV , trivalent live oral poliomyelitis vaccine
protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina; can occur if pelvic muscles are weakened by childbirth proctocele , rectocele
immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies vaccine , vaccinum
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