diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine

diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine

n. Abbr. DTP
A vaccine available in three forms: diphtheria and tetanus toxoids plus pertussis vaccine; tetanus-diphtheria toxoids, adult type; and tetanus toxoids; used for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.
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