Definitions for "Killed vaccine"
a vaccine prepared from live micro-organisms that have lost their virulence but retained their ability to induce protective immunity.
Vaccines which are made by taking the real, disease-causing viruses (or bacteria), killing them, and putting them into a liquid base. Compare with 'modified live vaccine' and 'recombinant vaccine.'
a vaccine made from an infectious agent that has been inactivated or killed in some way. See Inactivated Vaccine.