bacterin

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.tə.ɹɪn/

Noun[edit]

bacterin (plural bacterins)

  1. a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine
    • 1914 Franklin Henry Martin, Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, page 258
      Any of the above may result in an improper bacterin being given []
    • 1918 James William White, White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases, page 86
      [] the object of bacterin therapy is to produce an active resistance []

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