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Meaning of VACCINATION

Pronunciation:  `vaksu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
  2. [n]  the scar left following innoculation with a vaccine
 

VACCINATION is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: inoculation
 
 See Also: cicatrice, cicatrix, immunisation, immunization, scar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vac`ci*na"tion\, n.
The act, art, or practice of vaccinating, or inoculating with
the cowpox, in order to prevent or mitigate an attack of
smallpox. Cf. {Inoculation}.



Note: In recent use, vaccination sometimes includes
      inoculation with any virus as a preventive measure; as,
      vaccination of cholera.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Injection of a vaccine to create immunity.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of getting a vaccination, suggests that you need to overcome your vulnerability, It may also signify that you are susceptible to the charms of a person of the opposite sex. Dreaming of seeing others get vaccinated means disappointments in love and business.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Artificial introduction of a killed or attenuated pathogen to promot protective immunity. See vaccine.
 

 

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