autoinoculation[-in äk′yo̵̅o̅ lā′s̸hən]
autoinoculation definition by Webster's New World
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- inoculation of a patient with a vaccine prepared from microorganisms from the patient's own body
- a spreading of infection from one part to other parts in the body
autoinoculation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Inoculation with a vaccine made from microorganisms obtained from the recipient's own body.
- An infection caused by a disease that has spread from a different part of the body.
- auˌto·in·ocˈu·la·ble adjective
autoinoculation - Medical Definition
A secondary infection originating from the site of an infection already present in the body.