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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.

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Many parents have resorted to single jabs instead of the medically recommended triple innoculation as a result of that report, and measles in children significantly increased as a result.
Other related funds, like that created by the Innoculation Act of 1948, amended in 1977, provide avenues of redress for children who suffer from the side effects of compulsory vaccination.
The Experimental production of metastasising carcinoma in the breast of the dog and primary epilelioma in man by repeated innoculation of a Micrococcus isolated from human breast cancer.
Innoculation marks emerge from the white wobble of their upper arms.
Pure philosophical thinking provided no innoculation against participation in evil.
In late February Washington Post reporter Cici Connolly summarized the current state of President Bush's plan to voluntarily vaccinate 500,000 civilian health care workers against smallpox under the headline "Bush Smallpox Innoculation Plan Near Standstill: Medical Professionals Cite Possible Side Effects, Uncertainty of Threat.
He had to have a second flu innoculation about 10 days, a fortnight ago and that can sometimes take a bit out of horses so that is a bit of a concern.
For refusing an innoculation of a vaccine which a military judge has since ruled was unsafe, he now faces a court martial -- more than a year after he retired.
Innoculation with vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from cropped soil overcomes long-fallow disorder of linseed (Linum usitatissimum) by improving P and Zn uptake.
The peptide is excreted by the body less than 2 hours after innoculation, Korngold adds, so it is unlikely to compromise overall immune function.
In displays throughout the exposition grounds, manufacturers, both foreign and domestic, stage showy presentations of milking machines, pumps, generators and chain saws, fertilizers and hybrid seeds, as well as innoculation and artificial insemination equipment.