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Definition of Inoculate

Inoculate
Inoculate In*oc"u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inoculated; p. pr. & vb. n. Inoculating,.] [L. inoculatus, p. p. of inoculare to ingraft; pref. in- in,on + oculare to furnish with eyes, fr. oculus an eye, also, a bud. See Ocular.] 1. To bud; to insert, or graft, as the bud of a tree or plant in another tree or plant. 2. To insert a foreign bud into; as, to inoculate a tree. 3. (Med.) To communicate a disease to ( a person ) by inserting infectious matter in the skin or flesh; as, to inoculate a person with the virus of smallpox,rabies, etc. See Vaccinate. 4. Fig.: To introduce into the mind; -- used especially of harmful ideas or principles; to imbue; as, to inoculate one with treason or infidelity.
Inoculate
Inoculate In*oc"u*late, v. i. 1. To graft by inserting buds. 2. To communicate disease by inoculation.

Meaning of Inoculate from wikipedia

- The terms inoculation, vaccination, and immunization are often used synonymously to refer to artificial induction of immunity against various infectious...
- An inoculation loop, also called a smear loop, inoculation wand or microstreaker, is a simple tool used mainly by microbiologists to pick up and transfer...
- Inoculation theory explains how an attitude or belief can be protected against influence in much the same way a body can be protected against disease–through...
- An inoculation needle is a laboratory equipment used in the field of microbiology to transfer and inoculate living microorganisms. It is one of the most...
- Bostonians in the Thirteen Colonies' earliest experiment with public inoculation. Their efforts would inspire further use and research of variolation...
- which also supported the progress of smallpox inoculation. This letter reported that a Mr Dobsen had inoculated his cattle and had thus preserved 9 out of...
- technology of inoculation, or Variolation, was not known in Europe until the 1700s. It was widely publicized by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, who inoculated her own...
- On Immunity: An Inoculation is a nonfiction book by Eula Biss published by Graywolf Press in 2014. It is primarily about vaccination of children. Bill...
- its existence. As recently as 1967, 15 million cases occurred a year. Inoculation for smallpox appears to have started in China around the 1500s. In 1796...
- PMID 16494712. Schmeck, Harold M. (March 25, 1976). "Ford Urges Flu Campaign To Inoculate Entire U.S." The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2013-05-21...
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