Translation of tetanus in Spanish:

tetanus

Pronunciation: /ˈtetnəs/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • tétano(s) (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [vaccine] antitetánico, del or contra el tétano(s)
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    • Processed plasma is also used to help produce stronger antibodies against diseases like tetanus, hepatitis, chickenpox and rabies.
    • From October babies in the UK will be given a five-in-one vaccine to protect them against polio, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and Hib, a virus which can lead to meningitis.
    • A study in Benin failed to show that vaccination for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio was associated with reduced mortality from other conditions.

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