inoculation


inoculation
/i nok'yeuh lay"sheuhn/, n.
1. the act or process of inoculating.
2. an instance of inoculating.
[1400-50; late ME < L inoculation- (s. of inoculatio) an engrafting. See INOCULATE, -ION]

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      process of producing immunity and method of vaccination that consists of introduction of the infectious agent onto an abraded or absorptive skin surface instead of inserting the substance in the tissues by means of a hollow needle, as in injection. Of the common vaccines, only smallpox vaccine is routinely inoculated. The term inoculation is also commonly used more broadly to mean any introduction of antigenic substances into the tissues. See also immunization; vaccine.

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  • inoculation — [ inɔkylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1722, empr. angl.; 1580 « greffe »; lat. inoculatio → inoculer ♦ Méd. Introduction dans l organisme (d une substance contenant les germes d une maladie). Inoculation accidentelle, involontaire, par blessure, morsure,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inoculation — is the placement of something to where it will grow or reproduce, and is most commonly used in respect of the introduction of a serum, vaccine, or antigenic substance into the body of a human or animal, especially to produce or boost immunity to… …   Wikipedia

  • Inoculation — In*oc u*la tion, n. [L. inoculatio: cf. F. inoculation.] 1. The act or art of inoculating trees or plants. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The act or practice of communicating a disease to a person in health, by inserting contagious matter in his skin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inoculation — inoculation. = plating (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • inoculation — inoculation. См. посев [микробиологический]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Inoculation — Inoculation. См. Модифицирование. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Inoculation — (v. lat.), 1) ein Auge (s.d. 2) einsetzen, s. Oculiren; 2) einen ansteckenden Krankheitsstoff (Impfstoff) in die Haut einbringen, um durch die dadurch bewirkte Krankheit gelinder Art entweder deren späterem u. gefährlicherem Ausbruch vorzubeugen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Inoculation — Inoculation, lat. deutsch, die Einimpfung contagiöser Krankheiten; vergl. Ansteckung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • inoculation — index propaganda Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inoculation — mid 15c. in horticulture; 1714 in pathology, from L. inoculationem (nom. inoculatio) an engrafting, budding, noun of action from pp. stem of inoculare (see INOCULATE (Cf. inoculate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inoculation — [n] immunization injection, prevention, shot, vaccination; concept 310 …   New thesaurus


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