from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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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