inoculation

(redirected from Innoculate)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

inoculation

 [ĭ-nok″u-la´shun]
introduction of pathogenic microorganisms, injective material, serum, or other substances into tissues of living organisms or into culture media; introduction of a disease agent into a healthy individual to produce a mild form of the disease, followed by immunity.

in·oc·u·la·tion

(in-ok-yū-lā'shŭn), Avoid the misspelling innoculation.
Introduction into the body of the causative organism of a disease. Also sometimes used, incorrectly, to mean immunization with any type of vaccine.

inoculation

/in·oc·u·la·tion/ (-ok″u-la´shun) introduction of microorganisms, infective material, serum, or other substances into tissues of living organisms, or culture media; introduction of a disease agent into a healthy individual to produce a mild form of the disease followed by immunity.

inoculation

(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.

inoculation

[inok′yəlāshən]
Etymology: L, inoculare, to graft
(medical term) the introduction of a substance (inoculum) into the body to produce or to increase immunity to the disease or condition associated with the substance. It is performed by making multiple scratches in the skin after placement of a drop of the substance on the skin, by puncture of the skin with an implement bearing multiple short tines, or by intradermal, subcutaneous, or intramuscular injection. Introduction can also be intranasal or oral. -inoculate, v.

in·oc·u·la·tion

(i-nok'yū-lā'shŭn)
Introduction into the body of the causative organism of a disease.

inoculation

Immunization or vaccination. The procedure by which the immune system is stimulated into producing protective antibodies (IMMUNOGLOBULINS) to specific infective agents, such as viruses and bacteria by the introduction into the body of safe forms of the organism or of its ANTIGENIC elements.

inoculation

the introduction of biological material (the inoculum) into a medium such as a living organism, synthetic substrate or soil.

in·oc·u·la·tion

(i-nok'yū-lā'shŭn)
Introduction into the body of causative organism of a disease. Also used, incorrectly, to mean immunization with a vaccine.

inoculation (ô inok″ula´shən),

n a procedure in which a disease-causing substance is introduced into otherwise healthy tissue for the sole purpose of inducing immunity. See also immunization.

inoculation

introduction of pathogenic microorganisms, infective material, serum, or other substances into tissues of living organisms or into culture media; introduction of a disease agent into a healthy animal to produce a mild form of the disease, followed by immunity.

Patient discussion about inoculation

Q. Do Vaccines cause Autism? I have heard all over the news lately that the vaccines we give our children can cause Autism. Is this true? Is it dangerous? Should I vaccinate my one year old son?

A. NO

Andrew Wakefield MD started the controversy when publish the idea in Lancet. He was paid 130,000 dollars to lie

Check this link for full story:
http://www.thedoctorsvideos.com/video/749/MMR-and-Autism-The-Andrew-Wakefield-Story

Q. Who Should Receive the Flu Vaccine? Should I go get vaccinated for the flu? I have been told it is advised only for certain people, so who should receive this vaccine?

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links and create your own opinion:

http://www.aegis.ch/neu/links.html

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

Q. Does the flu vaccine protect from all kinds of flu? If I get a flu vaccine does that mean I am completely protected from getting the flu?

A. No, the vaccine does not give complete protection from all the flu types out there. The vaccine protects from the most common types of flu, which are: H3N2, H1N1 and one B virus.

More discussions about inoculation
References in periodicals archive ?
the subtle competition between Eugenie Plash and Regina Outre-Mer for the affection of Miss Mount, the growing conspiratorial designs of the Plash sisters, and, most important, the exposure to lesbian-themed literature (which can either infect students with or innoculate them against the poison of homophobia) leads to the infamous venom-sucking scene, in which Miss Mount comes close to losing her career by heroically saving the life of royalty.
This coloring book will help parents innoculate their children against the hazards our kids face daily on their way to and from school.
This article contains strategies that should innoculate state law tort claims from preemption defenses and enable plaintiffs to get to trial or demand a higher settlement.
5p after it withdrew its BCG vaccine - used to innoculate school children against TB - because it had found some faulty batches.
But wildcats are not as cute as they look, as keepers at the Highland Wildlife Park discovered when they tried to innoculate the four kittens.
I try to innoculate myself against the disease of self-importance.