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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Salk′ vaccine`(n.)

  1. a vaccine that contains three types of inactivated poliomyelitis viruses and induces immunity against the disease.

    Category: Immunology

Origin of Salk vaccine:

1950–55; after J. E. Salk, who developed it

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Salk vaccine, IPV(noun)

    a poliovirus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis

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