triple vaccine

GC: n

S: ScDir – (last access: 12 March 2021); Elsevier – (last access: 12 March 2021).

N: 1. – triple (adj): early 15c., from Old French triple or directly from Latin triplus “threefold, triple,” from tri- “three” (see tri-) + -plus “-fold”. As a noun, early 15c., “a triple sum or quantity,” from the adjective.
– vaccine (n): “matter used in vaccination,” 1846, from French vaccin, noun use of adjective, from Latin vaccina, fem. of vaccinus “pertaining to a cow”. Related: Vaccinalvaccinic.
. Frequent use: DTP vaccine.
2. A vaccine [which] protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.
3. [DTP] vaccine [consists] of diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid, and whole-cell pertussis vaccine.
4. Key term(s): diphtheria tetanus pertussis vaccine, tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine, tetanus diphtheria pertussis vaccine.

S: 1. OED – (last access: 12 March 2021); GDT – (last access: 12 March 2021); TERMIUM PLUS – (last access: 12 March 2021). 2 to 4. TERMIUM PLUS – (last access: 12 March 2021).

SYN: DTP vaccine, DPT vaccine.

S: TERMIUM PLUS – (last access: 12 March 2021)

CR: bacteriumdiphtheria, MMR vaccine, pertussis, tetanus, vaccination, vaccine.