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in·oc·u·lum

 (ĭ-nŏk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. in·oc·u·la (-lə) or in·oc·u·lums
The material used in an inoculation. Also called inoculant.

[New Latin, from Latin inoculāre, to graft a scion; see inoculate.]

inoculum

(ɪˈnɒkjʊləm) or

inoculant

n, pl -la (-lə) or -lants
(Medicine) med the substance used in giving an inoculation
[C20: New Latin; see inoculate]

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inoculum - 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
Translations

inoculum

n pl <inocula> (Med) → Impfstoff m

in·oc·u·lum

n. inóculo, la sustancia introducida por inoculación.
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The effects of the following parameters on the MIC were determined: medium pH 5, 6, and 8 (standard pH 7.2-7.4); incubation with 5% C[O.sub.2] (standard incubation ambient air); the addition of 2.5% laked horse blood (LHB) to cation-adjusted Mueller Hinton broth (CAMHB) and testing in Haemophilus Test Medium (HTM) (standard medium CAMHB); testing in non-cation-adjusted media (MHB without added cations containing 2.9-5.9 mg/L calcium and 3.2-5.2 mg/L magnesium) and testing in 50 mg/L calcium in MHB (standard cation concentration 20-25 mg/L calcium and 10-12.5 mg/L magnesium); and inoculum densities of 5 x [10.sup.4] CFU/mL and 5 x [10.sup.6] CFU/mL (standard density 5 x [10.sup.5] CFU/mL).
Inoculum was prepared by growing the fungus on agar plates containing Vogel minimal salts medium (VMSM) [30], agar (20 g [L.sup.-1]) and glucose (10 g [L.sup.-1]) for 120 h at 28[degrees]C.
Finally, six 129V Tg mice were euthanized 35 days postinoculation (dpi) with VPSPr-129VV, and the presence of the inoculum was searched by immunohistochemistry and immunoblotting.
Optimization of temperature, moisture content and inoculum size in solid state fermentation to enhance mannase production by Aspergillus terreus SUK-1 using RSM, Pakistan Biological Science Journal, 14: 533-539.
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For this reason, specific studies on the effect of substrate to inoculum (S/I) ratio for various organic wastes have been carried out (Chynoweth et al., 1993; Lin et al., 1999; Neves et al., 2004; Rapaso et al., 2006).
Biobutanol production was carried out in 250mL conical flasks containing 100mL of culture medium with concentrations of supplements, initial inoculum concentration and pH defined by the experimental design.