Definition of "vaccination" [vac•ci•na•tion]

  • Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect against a particular disease. (noun)
  • A scar left on the skin by vaccinating. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vaccination" in a sentence
  • "The word vaccination comes from the Latin word vaccinae meaning “of the cow.”"
  • ""What do you mean by what you call the vaccination dodge?""
  • "• Incidence of cervical cancer without screening and without vaccination is nearly 90/100,000 per year."