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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.
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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]
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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
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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)
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inoculation

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

inoculation

[ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃən] Ninoculación f
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inoculation

[ɪnˌɒkjuˈleɪʃən] ninoculation f
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inoculation

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

[ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃn] ninoculazione f
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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
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

inoculation

n inoculación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The two, who are among the respondents in case file by PAO based on Erfe's findings, are facing prosecution for their role in the nationwide innoculation involving Dengvaxia.
was determined to ensure cent per cent innoculation of all kids and added that without the cooperation of parents, it would be very difficult to achieve the desired results.
More than 16,500 children in the area are estimated to have missed out on the vital innoculation since 2000.
Domingo said the 3,281 patients, who were hospitalized following their innoculation with Dengvaxia, include the 65 cases of deaths of vaccine recipients so far.
Health chiefs are asking patients to take part in the world's first widespread human testing of such an innoculation.
Book an appointment with a vet for a health check and arrange the first innoculation and microchipping.
IF Volkswagen's diesel crisis tells us anything, it is that running a successful, multibillion-pound business is no innoculation against rank stupidity.
If Volkswagen's diesel crisis tells us anything, it is that running a successful, multi-billion pound business is no innoculation against rank stupidity.