pertussis vaccine n.
A vaccine containing inactivated Bordetella pertussis bacteria, often used in the diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine to immunize against whooping cough. Also called whooping cough vaccine.
- Pertussis immune globulin
pertussis immune globulin n. A sterile solution of globulins derived from the plasma of adult human donors who have been immunized against and have formed antibodies to pertussis, used in the prevention and treatment of pertussis.
[puh-roo] /pəˈru/ noun 1. Spanish Perú [pe-roo] /pɛˈru/ (Show IPA). a republic in W South America. 496,222 sq. mi. (1,285,215 sq. km). Capital: Lima. 2. a city in N central Indiana. 3. a city in N Illinois. /pəˈruː/ noun 1. a republic in W South America, on the Pacific: the centre of the great Inca […]
noun 1. a dark, molasseslike, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid having a warm, bitter taste, obtained from the leguminous tree, Myroxylon pereirae, of Central America: used in medicine, perfumery, and in the manufacture of chocolate.
one whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:55); called also Perida (Neh. 7:57).