Bcg-vaccine meaning

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A preparation consisting of attenuated human tubercle bacilli that is used for immunization against tuberculosis.
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A vaccine prepared from an attenuated strain of the tubercle bacillus, used for immunization against tuberculosis.
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A preparation consisting of attenuated human tubercle bacilli that is used for immunization against tuberculosis.
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A preparation used to immunize individuals against tuberculosis, consisting of attenuated live human tubercle bacilli ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis ), the bacteria that cause tuberculosis.
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Origin of bcg-vaccine

  • B(acillus) C(almette-)G(uérin) vaccine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition