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in·oc·u·lant

 (ĭ-nŏk′yə-lənt)
n.

in•oc•u•lum

(ɪˈnɒk yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
the substance used to make an inoculation.
[1900–05; < New Latin, derivative of Latin inoculāre]
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Noun1.inoculant - a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
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inoculant

n (Med) → Impfstoff m
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To overcome the challenges, among others, Marimba Farm, a government institution situated some 17km from Meru, has fully embraced silage inoculants. Sitting on 180 acres, the farm hosts 50 animals of the Ayrshire, Jersey and Guernsey breeds, which they feed mainly on silage.
[USPRwire, Fri Oct 05 2018] The report "Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market by Type (Homofermentative & Heterofermentative), Species (Lactobacillus, Pediococcus & Enterococcus), Enzymes (Fibre-digesting & Starch-digesting), Crop-type, & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020", The Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market is estimated at USD 387.08 million in 2014 and is projected to reach a value of USD 489.05 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 4.0%.
[ClickPress, Fri Oct 05 2018] The report "Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market by Type (Homofermentative & Heterofermentative), Species (Lactobacillus, Pediococcus & Enterococcus), Enzymes (Fibre-digesting & Starch-digesting), Crop-type, & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020", The Silage Inoculants & Enzymes Market is estimated at USD 387.08 million in 2014 and is projected to reach a value of USD 489.05 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 4.0%.
"Our second revenue product are dry hay inoculants, applicators to apply on the baler and baler-mounted moisture monitors to the hay farmer.