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Definition of Pneumococcal immunization

Pneumococcal immunization: A vaccine that prevents one of the most common and severe forms of pneumonia, the form that is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus bacterium).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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