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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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Vaccines are changed each year in a bid to innoculate people against the strains of virus which are most likely to cause illness in the upcoming flu season.
There had been widespread speculation that Clinton would stake out a position on Iran more confrontational than Obama has pursued in an effort to innoculate herself from debates over Iran policy with Republicans, all of whom are likely to be more hardline than Obama.
Affirming relationships prior to a threat appears to innoculate individuals from the negative effects of critique from an outgroup member.
Foreign Office advice for travellers to the Amazon region of Brazil, especially in June and July, is for a batch of jabs to innoculate against a range of potentially deadly equatorial diseases, the report added.
Yes, there is still a need to innoculate children in these countries against diseases such as Malaria, TB, Polio and Leprosy.
The Health Ministry has decided to innoculate 200,000 Israeli children living in the south of the country.
ARS licensed its egg-infection technology to Embrex, which enabled the company to innoculate 20,000 to 50,000 eggs per hour.
For the moment we note that the notion of a racial confrontation best explains the scar left on Mina's forehead by Van Helsing when he presses the host against her skin in an unavailing effort to innoculate her against the vampire's attack.
Along the way, I had gotten the word out that I would innoculate as many Inuit dogs against rabies as I could.
5m doses of a vaccine at the time to protect livestock and urged farmers to innoculate their cattle immediately - although take-up of the vaccine was slow.