Glossary

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March 27, 2018 @ 15:22 PM

There’s no shortage of jargon when it comes to discuss issues around vaccination, so we’ve compiled a list explaining commonly terms to help demystify the subject.

Live vaccines

See attenuated vaccine

Lymph node

A small mesh of tissue that filters, attacks, and destroys harmful microbes. Part of a network of nodes scattered throughout the body to fight infection

Lymphocyte

B cells or T cells that help the immune system fight an infection and provide humoral (B cell) or cellular (T cell) immunity