Definition of Bacterin

1. n. A bacterial vaccine.



Definition of Bacterin

1. Noun. a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria for use as a vaccine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bacterin

1. a vaccine prepared from dead bacteria [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bacterin

1. A vaccine composed of weakened or dead bacteria which will cause the body to create antibodies against the disease normally caused by the bacteria in the vaccine. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacterin

bacterialization
bacterializations
bacterially
bacterials
bacterias
bacteric
bactericholia
bactericidal
bactericidally
bactericide
bactericides
bactericidin
bactericidins
bacterid
bacteriemia
bacterin (current term)
bacterins
bacterio-
bacterioagglutinin
bacteriochlorin
bacteriochlorophyll
bacteriochlorophyll a synthase
bacteriochlorophylls
bacteriocidal
bacteriocide
bacteriocidic
bacteriocidin
bacteriocin
bacteriocin factors
bacteriocinogen

Literary usage of Bacterin

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"Any of the above may result in an improper bacterin being given, and necessarily ... This may all be summed up under the head of improper bacterin due to ..."

2. White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases by James William White (1918)
"bacterin AND SERUM THERAPY As the mode of action of the tissues of the body, ... Therefore the object of bacterin therapy is to produce an active resistance ..."

3. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1916)
"I think bacterin a good preventive and have advised several cattle men to have their cattle immunized before shipping." Dr. AJ Munn, Fayette, Mo., says, ..."

4. Applied immunology by Benjamin A. Thomas, Robert Henry Ivy (1916)
"A very important fact ever to be remembered in the practice of medicine—and this includes particularly bacterin therapy—is never to discard or disregard ..."

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