Inoculation meaning

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The definition of an inoculation is the action of being vaccinated, or is the vaccine.

When you go and get a shot so you do not get the measles, this is an example of an inoculation.

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The act or process of inoculating.
  • The injection of a disease agent into an animal or plant, usually to cause a mild form of the disease and build up immunity to it.
  • The putting of bacteria, serum, etc. into soil, a culture medium, etc.
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The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
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The introduction of a serum, a vaccine, or an antigenic substance into the body of a person or an animal, especially as a means to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease.
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The introduction of a microorganism or an agent of disease into an host organism or a growth medium.
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(immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
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(microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
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An inoculum, what is inoculated.
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The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
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