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vaccine
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a substance (such as weakened or dead a disease-causing microorganism) injected into a person or animal to stimulate the production of antibodies to protect against a disease
  • The state veterinarian had been called and Dawson Hunziker vaccine had been injected, but the disease spread.
    Chapter 17 (40% in)
  • Gottlieb had asserted that they produced doubtful vaccines, yet he returned from Chicago to write to Dawson Hunziker that he was no longer interested in teaching, and he would be willing to work for them on half time if he might use their laboratories, on possibly important research, for the rest of the day.
    Chapter 13 (3% in)
  • He was roused by a suspicion that the Hunziker vaccine had insufficient living organisms, and he went yelping on the trail of his hypothesis.
    Chapter 17 (41% in)
  • He obtained (by misrepresentations) a supply of the vaccine and tested it in his stuffy closet of a laboratory.
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
  • When he was altogether sure that the vaccine did not contain living blackleg organisms, he was much more delighted than if he had found that good Mr. Dawson Hunziker was producing honest vaccine.
    Chapter 17 (44% in)
  • When he was altogether sure that the vaccine did not contain living blackleg organisms, he was much more delighted than if he had found that good Mr. Dawson Hunziker was producing honest vaccine.
    Chapter 17 (44% in)
  • With no excuse and less encouragement he isolated blackleg organisms from sick cattle and prepared an attenuated vaccine of his own.
    Chapter 17 (45% in)
  • After three efforts with two absurd failures, he had a vaccine which satisfied him, and he injected a stricken herd.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • The blackleg stopped, which was for Martin the end and the reward, and he turned his notes and supply of vaccine over to the state veterinarian.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • But there was a little laboratory work: milk tests, Wassermanns for private physicians, the making of vaccines, cultures in suspected diphtheria.
    Chapter 19 (44% in)
  • He glanced at the balcony— The audience perceived a young man who was being earnest about sera and vaccines but, while his voice buzzed on, that churchly young man had noted two silken ankles distinguishing the front row of the balcony, had discovered that they belonged to Orchid Pickerbaugh and that she was flashing down admiration.
    Chapter 20 (50% in)

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