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boost·er dose

a dose given at some time after an initial dose to enhance the effect, said usually of antigens for the production of antibodies.

booster

/boost·er/ (bldbomacst´er) see under dose.

booster

(bo͞o′stər)
n.
A booster shot.

booster

Drug slang
A regional term for inhaled cocaine.

Immunology
Booster dose, booster shot. A 2nd immunisation dose, administered after an appropriate time interval, which lets the body to mount an immune response; when a person is exposed (e.g., to “dirty” wounds) or plans potential exposure (e.g., travel to regions endemic for certain infectious agents), the BS provides a rapid anamnestic response that outpaces the development of disease (e.g., tetanus, malaria).

booster

Booster dose Immunology The deliberate re-exposure of an individual to an antigen as a means of inducing a 2º immune response months to yrs after a primary response to a vaccine or other antigen. See Immune.

boost·er

(būs'tĕr)
A dose given at some time after an initial dose to enhance the effect, said usually of antigens for the production of antibodies.

booster

A dose of a vaccine, given at an interval after the primary vaccination, to increase the effect. Once ANTIBODIES have been produced in response to any particular infectious disease agent (ANTIGEN), the reappearance of this agent will provoke a large new production of antibodies.
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Wilson Pro 70 and Pro 70 Plus boosters work with all cell service providers in the U.
Wilson maintains current boosters should be allowed to remain in place as long as they function properly.
The two proposed "safe harbor" standards consist of technical specifications designed to ensure that signal boosters manufactured for use by consumers do not cause interference to cellular service providers' networks.
Two boosters are not recommended because they don't provide proper belt fit, and consumers are advised to avoid them.
As the booster engine burns out, the X-43A will separate and fire its scramjet engine for about 10 seconds.
This booster will bring Verizon's 4G signal to those experiencing weak or blocked signal indoors.
These boosters amplify available signals and bring them inside the building so people working, living or shopping have strong, reliable cell service for voice or data.
One published report suggests that the right booster actually did lose about 5 percent of its power at approximately the time at which the flare appears on photographs.
The check was presented Tuesday during a booster club meeting.
Wilson representatives will be available in booth #4633 in the Orange County Convention Center to answer questions about the company's signal boosters for mobile, indoor and machine-to-machine (M2M) installations.
Basing the "not recommended" rating only on optimum belt fit and ignoring the positive crash protection afforded by boosters is very short sighted.