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inoculum

 [ĭ-nok´u-lum] (pl. inoc´ula) (L.)
material used in inoculation.

in·oc·u·lum

(in-ok'yū-lŭm), Avoid the misspelling innoculum.
The microorganism or other material introduced by inoculation.

inoculum

/in·oc·u·lum/ (-ok´u-lum) pl. inoc´ula   material used in inoculation.

inoculum

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

inoculum

[inok′yo̅o̅ləm] pl. inocula
Etymology: L, inoculare, to graft
a substance introduced into the body to cause or to increase immunity to a specific disease or condition. It may be a toxin; a live, attenuated, or killed virus or bacterium; or an immune serum. Also called inoculant. See also immune system.

inoculum

Epidemiology A gob of a pathogens to which a host is exposed at the time of transmission of an infection

in·oc·u·lum

, pl. inocula (i-nok'yū-lŭm, -lă)
The microorganism or other material introduced by inoculation.

inoculum

see INOCULATION.

inoculum

material used in inoculation.
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