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Spanish translation of “vaccine”

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.
(Definition of vaccine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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