Definition of immunize in English:

immunize

Syllabification: im·mu·nize
Pronunciation: /ˈimyəˌnīz
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • Make (a person or animal) immune to infection, typically by inoculation: the vaccine is used to immunize children against measles
    More example sentences
    • Stray dogs are carefully controlled, household dogs are immunised, and rabies vaccination is widely available.
    • Mice were immunized with the allergen and the response was compared with the response achieved with ovalbumin immunization.
    • Three days after UV exposure, the mice were immunized by subcutaneous injection of the antigen.
    Synonyms
    vaccinate against, inoculate against; protect from, safeguard against

Derivatives

immunization

Pronunciation: /ˌimyəniˈzāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • We recorded use of preventive health services and immunisations at the final paediatric assessments.
  • The original review included intramuscular injections or immunizations as painful procedures.
  • The other part of the schedule lists immunizations indicated and contraindicated by medical conditions.

immunizer

noun

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