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in·oc·u·la·tion

 (ĭ-nŏk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
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.

in•oc•u•la•tion

(ɪˌnɒk yəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of inoculating.
2. an instance of inoculating.
[1400–50; Middle English < Latin]

in·oc·u·la·tion

(ĭ-nŏk′yə-lā′shən)
1. The production of immunity in an individual through injection with a vaccine.
2. An injection of a specific vaccine.

inoculate verb
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inoculation - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a diseaseinoculation - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
immunisation, immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)

inoculation

noun injection, shot (informal), jab (informal), vaccination, dose, vaccine, booster, immunization An inoculation against cholera is recommended.
Translations
تَلْقيح، تَطْعيم
očkování
vaccination
beoltás
bólusetning

inoculation

[ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃən] Ninoculación f

inoculation

[ɪnˌɒkjuˈleɪʃən] ninoculation f

inoculation

nImpfung f; to give somebody an inoculation (against smallpox)jdn (gegen Pocken) impfen

inoculation

[ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃn] ninoculazione f

inoculate

(iˈnokjuleit) verb
to give (a person etc) a mild form of a disease, usually by injecting germs into his body, so as to prevent him from catching a more serious form. Has he been inoculated against diphtheria?
iˌnocuˈlation noun

in·oc·u·la·tion

n. inoculación, vacunación, inmunización, acción de administrar sueros, vacunas u otras sustancias para producir o incrementar inmunidad a una enfermedad determinada.

inoculation

n inoculación f
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Today we reveal that one of the most feared diseases in young people,meningitis C,has been virt ually eradicated in our region thanks to a new innoculation.
But what I object to are the people who think the ECB is an innoculation jumping aboard the cricket bandwagon.
The danger is that their unfounded concerns will be felt by those unable to find alternative vaccinations and children will go without innoculation.
Tony Higgins is now in charge of Scotland's Players Union but was George's team-mate at Hibs on the day at Ibrox when an innoculation saw him pass a fitness test - and almost kill himself.
They often mentioned their own sex life and family and even showed a then 13-month-old Chloe getting innoculation jags.
But he's worried that some clubs, notably Everton, have not allowed their players to receive the required innoculation programme.
7 per cent born in late 2003 had the innoculation, figures out yesterday revealed.
The Royal College of Physicians insisted the innoculation was safe, and urged parents to immunise their children against measles, mumps and rubella.
He had to have a second flu innoculation about 10 days ago and that can sometimes take a bit out of horses so that is a bit of a concern.
Their extensive product range includes all travel by air, rail, bus and ferry; car hire and airport parking; theatre tickets; hotel bookings; travel insurance; and arranging passport, visa and innoculation requirements.
Families across Scotland claim their children developed autism months after getting the triple measles, mumps and rubella innoculation as toddlers.
Armed with a new pet passport and a rabies innoculation, Rosa will compete in Ireland in October before heading for a top show in Portugal.