a vaccine that contains cellular material but not complete cells, specifically, antigenic or allergenic parts of cells.
they note that the acellular vaccine does not offer as long-lasting protection as the old whole-cell versions did.
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- Acellular pertussis vaccine
acellular pertussis vaccine acellular pertussis vaccine n. abbr. dtap a diphtheria, tet-n-s, pertussis vaccine containing two or more antigens but no whole cells.
loss of the physical awareness of one’s body. acenesthesia a·ce·nes·the·si·a (ā-sē’nĭs-thē’zē-ə, -zhə, ā-sěn’ĭs-) n. absence of the sensation of physical existence and well-being or of the consciousness of normal bodily functioning.
acelomate acelomate a·ce·lo·mate (ā-sē’lə-māt’) adj. lacking a true celom or body cavity lined with mesothelium, as in flatworms. a·ce’lo·mate’ or a’ce·lom’a·tous (-lŏm’ə-təs, -lō’mə-) adj.
acep american college of emergency physicians
also, acephalic [ey-suh-fal-ik] /ˌeɪ səˈfæl ɪk/ (show ipa). zoology. headless; lacking a distinct head. without a leader or ruler. adjective having no head or one that is reduced and indistinct, as certain insect larvae having or recognizing no ruler or leader adj. “headless,” 1731, from french acéphale + -ous, or directly from late latin acephalus, […]