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vac•ci•nate



Pronunciation: (vak'su-nāt"), [key]
v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
Med.

v.t.
1. to inoculate with the vaccine of cowpox so as to render the subject immune to smallpox.
2. to inoculate with the modified virus of any of various other diseases, as a preventive measure.

v.i.
to perform or practice vaccination.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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