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Definition of "immunization" []

  • The process by which an individual is exposed to a material that is designed to prime his or her immune system against that material. (noun)
  • One such exposure. (noun)

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Use "immunization" in a sentence
  • "The word immunization comes from the Latin word Immunes, referring to “a group of soldiers who once having fought and survived a battle never had to fight again.”"
  • "Unless we all want to take Tamiflu continuously, immunization is the only answer."
  • "In 2004, for example, vaccine production fell behind, causing a 40 percent drop in immunization rates."