Definition of revaccinate in English:

revaccinate

Line breaks: re|vac¦cin|ate
Pronunciation: /riːˈvaksɪneɪt
 
/

verb

[with object]
Vaccinate again for the same disease: high-risk individuals should be revaccinated every three to five years
More example sentences
  • We have to say to parents, ‘There is a possibility the vaccine your child had did not work and we recommend your child is revaccinated with the MMR vaccine’.
  • Persons at high risk who were vaccinated before travel during the previous season should be revaccinated with the current vaccine in the following fall or winter.
  • High-risk children who were vaccinated when they were younger than four years should be revaccinated after two to three years if they are still at a high risk.

Derivatives

revaccination

Pronunciation: /-ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • As I had been vaccinated in infancy, I did not require revaccination, but my mother knew that I needed a red ribbon like everyone else so, as a wise parent, she put one on my arm.
  • Two to three punctures are recommended for primary vaccination; 15 punctures are recommended for revaccination.
  • Children can achieve or re-achieve detectable levels of protective antibodies after revaccination during combination antiretroviral treatment.

Definition of revaccinate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: nēˈätn-ē
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal