Definition of Pasteurism

1. n. A method of treatment, devised by Pasteur, for preventing certain diseases, as hydrophobia, by successive inoculations with an attenuated virus of gradually increasing strength.



Definition of Pasteurism

1. Proper noun. (dated) The prevention of certain diseases by successive inoculations with an attenuated virus of gradually increasing strength. ¹

2. Proper noun. (dated) pasteurisation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pasteurism

1. 1. A method of treatment, devised by Pasteur, for preventing certain diseases, as hydrophobia, by successive inoculations with an attenuated virus of gradually increasing strength. 2. Pasteurization. Origin: Fr. Pasteur, a French scientist. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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