pasteurism definition

  • noun:
    • a way of treatment, created by Pasteur, for preventing specific conditions, as hydrophobia, by consecutive inoculations with an attenuated virus of gradually increasing power.
    • Pasteurization.
    • The safety or prophylactic inoculation regarding the attenuated virus of particular diseases, particularly of hydrophobia, as devised by the French scientist Louis Pasteur (produced 1822).
    • Same as Pasteurization.

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