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Spanish translation of “vaccine”

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vaccine

noun /ˈvӕksiːn/
(medical ) a substance made from the germs that cause a particular disease, especially smallpox, and given to a person or animal to prevent him from catching that disease
vacuna
a flu vaccine.
vaccinate /-ksi-/ verb (medical ) to protect (a person etc) against a disease by putting vaccine into his blood
vacunar
Has your child been vaccinated against smallpox?
vaccination /-ksi-/ noun (medical) (an) act of vaccinating or process of being vaccinated
vacunación
I’m going to have a vaccination tomorrow Vaccination was introduced in the eighteenth century.
Translations of “vaccine”
in Korean 백신…
in Arabic لُقاح…
in French vaccin…
in Italian vaccino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疫苗…
in Russian вакцина…
in Turkish aşı…
in Polish szczepionka…
in Portuguese vacina…
in German der Impfstoff…
in Catalan vacuna…
in Japanese ワクチン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疫苗…
(Definition of vaccine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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