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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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The vertebrate host range associations for SFTSV have been poorly described and have not been addressed for HRTV by experimental animal inoculation studies.
As of January 2014, the laboratory affirmed its intent to use safety syringes and needles in future experiments, and the academic institution outlined measures to be taken to ensure safe use of biologic agents, which included discouraging recapping of needles, reviewing biosafety-level 2 animal inoculation procedures by animal care staff, and providing information pertaining to the availability of safety needles for use in research.