BCG (vaccine)BCG vaccine
a vaccine prepared from an attenuated strain of the tubercle bacillus, used for immunization against tuberculosis
Origin of BCG (vaccine)b(acillus) C(almette-)G(uérin), after A. L. C. Calmette (1863-1933) and Camille Guérin (1872-1961), French physicians who developed it
A preparation consisting of attenuated human tubercle bacilli that is used for immunization against tuberculosis.
Origin of BCG vaccineB(acillus) C(almette-)G(uérin) vaccine