The definition of an inoculum is a substance introduced into the body to create or increase the body's resistance or immunity to a disease.(noun)
A flu vaccine is an example of an inoculum.
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noun pl. in·oc·u·la (-lə) or in·oc·u·lums
Origin: New Latin
Origin: , from Latin inoculāre, to graft a scion; see inoculate.
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