Vaccination vs Immunisation - What's the difference?

vaccination | immunisation |


As nouns the difference between vaccination and immunisation

is that vaccination is inoculation with a vaccine, in order to protect from a particular disease or strain of disease while immunisation is (british|immunology).

vaccination

Noun

(-)
  • Inoculation with a vaccine, in order to protect from a particular disease or strain of disease.
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    immunisation

    English

    Noun

  • (British, immunology)