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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
References in classic literature ?
Morison saw a ray of hope in this indication of future immunity through inoculation.
The physiology, the chemical rhythm of the creature, may also be made to undergo an enduring modification,--of which vaccination and other methods of inoculation with living or dead matter are examples that will, no doubt, be familiar to you.
I will procure a consultation of physicians, and see whether this wondrous inoculation may not stay the progress of the destroyer.
The oldest doctor in town contented himself with remarking that no such thing as inoculation was mentioned by Galen or Hippocrates; and it was impossible that modern physicians should be wiser than those old sages.
So furious, however, were the people, that they threatened vengeance against any person who should dare to practise inoculation, though it were only in his own family.
In after years, when inoculation was universally practised, and thousands were saved from death by it, the people remembered old Cotton Mather, then sleeping in his grave.
animals by inoculation from the human patient is a question that has
He had scarcely retained his wits at all, so maddened was he by the tremendous inoculation of poison he had received.
Proper inoculation procedures can minimize the amount of inoculation material that misses the stream of molten metal, but the industry lacks a widely accepted method to monitor the delivery.
He stressed that while the ministry gets all of its vaccine stocks from UNICEF to ensure their excellence; this is attested by the safe inoculation of hundreds of children without any side effect.
Contract notice: Announcement of hospital clE[degrees]nic of barcelona on tender contract supply automatic system for inoculation of clinical specimens and planted.
3]:non-irrigation at start of grain filling stage (light stress), and sub plots were four levels of seed inoculations with biofertilizers (no inoculation, VA mycorrhiza fungus, Azotobacter and coinoculation with mycorrhiza fungus plus with Azotobacter bacterium).