measles immune globulin n.
A sterile solution of globulins prepared from human immune serum globulin that contains the concentration and type of antibodies needed to protect a person from measles without causing the disease.
- Measles virus
measles virus n. An RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus that causes measles in humans. Also called rubeola virus.
- Measles virus vaccine
measles virus vaccine n. A vaccine containing live attenuated strains of measles virus prepared in chick embryo cell cultures and used to immunize against measles.
[mee-zlee] /ˈmi zli/ adjective, measlier, measliest. 1. Informal. 2. infected with measles, as an animal or its flesh. 3. pertaining to or resembling measles. /ˈmiːzlɪ/ adjective -slier, -sliest 1. (informal) meagre in quality or quantity 2. (of meat) measled 3. having or relating to measles adj. “affected with measles,” 1680s, from measle (see measles) + […]
[mezh-er-uh-buh l] /ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being . /ˈmɛʒərəbəl; ˈmɛʒrə-/ adjective 1. able to be measured; perceptible or significant n. 1690s; see measurable + -ity. adj. c.1300, “moderate,” from Old French mesurable “restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted,” from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning “that can be measured” is […]