Definitions for sabin vaccine
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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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