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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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Immediately before animal inoculation, aliquots of the clinical and control urine pools were thawed and sonicated on ice with separate sterile ultrasonication probes for each pool.
MIT, a developer and manufacturer of patented low pressure needle free jet injectors for human and animal inoculation, is also undergoing trials with Cargil (turkey breeders), Tyson Food (the pork division) and Seaboard Foods (one of the largest pork producers in the USA).
In an in vivo model of lung cancer metastasis in which tumor cells from an intravenous injection migrate to, attach and grow in lung tissue, multiple doses of GRN163L over a three-week period from the time of animal inoculation with A549-luc tumor cells resulted in significant reduction in tumor progression.