Definitions for sabin vaccine
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.
Origin of Sabin vaccine:
1960–65; after A. B. Sabin
Sabin vaccine, oral poliovirus vaccine, OPV, trivalent live oral poliomyelitis vaccine, TOPV(noun)
an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
A polio vaccine that is taken by mouth, and contains the three serotypes of polio in a weakened live state.
Origin: After Albert Bruce Sabin, an American immunologist.
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