Vaccinate means: To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows.
Vaccination means: The act, art, or practice of vaccinating, or inoculating with the cowpox, in order to prevent or mitigate an attack of smallpox. Cf. Inoculation.
Vaccinator means: One who, or that which, vaccinates.
Vaccine means: Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease.
Vaccine means: The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.
Vaccine means: any preparation used to render an organism immune to some disease, by inducing or increasing the natural immunity mechanisms. Prior to 1995, such preparations usually contained killed organisms of the type for which immunity was desired, and sometimes used live organisms having attenuated virulence. since that date, preparations containing only specific antigenic portions of the pathogenic organism are also used, some of which are prepared by genetic engineering techniques.
Vaccinia means: Cowpox; vaccina. See Cowpox.
Vaccinist means: A vaccinator.
Vaccinium means: A genus of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries.
Vacher means: A keeper of stock or cattle; a herdsman.
Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.
Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.
Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous
Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.
Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.
Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.
Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.
Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous
Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.
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