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- Jenner, Edward 1749-1823. British physician and vaccination pioneer. He found that smallpox could be prevented by inoculation with the substance from cowpox lesions.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
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