an orally administered vaccine of live viruses for immunization against poliomyelitis.
a vaccine taken orally to immunize against poliomyelitis, developed by Albert Bruce Sabin (1906–93) in 1955
Sabin vaccine n.
An oral vaccine that contains live attenuated polioviruses and is used to confer immunity against poliomyelitis.
Sabin vaccine [(say-bin)]
An oral vaccine developed by the twentieth-century American scientist and physician Albert B. Sabin that induces immunity to poliomyelitis.
noun 1. lingua franca (def 2).
noun 1. a flat coastal plain with a salt crust, common in Arabia sabkha (sāb’kə) A flat area between a desert and an ocean, characterized by a crusty surface consisting of evaporite deposits (including salt, gypsum, and calcium carbonate), windblown sediments, and tidal deposits. Sabkhas form primarily through the evaporation of sea water that seeps […]
noun, plural sables, (especially collectively for 1, 2) sable. 1. an Old World weasellike mammal, Mustela zibellina, of cold regions in Eurasia and the North Pacific islands, valued for its dark brown fur. 2. a marten, especially Mustela americana. 3. the fur of the sable. 4. the color black, often being one of the heraldic […]
noun 1. a large antelope, Hippotragus niger, of Africa, with long, saberlike horns and, in the male, a black coat: an endangered species. sable antelope noun 1. a large black E African antelope, Hippotragus niger, with long backward-curving horns