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in·oc·u·late

(in-ok'yū-lāt), Avoid the misspelling innoculate.
1. To introduce the agent of a disease or other antigenic material into the subcutaneous tissue or a blood vessel, or through an abraded or absorbing surface for preventive, curative, or experimental purposes.
2. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into or upon culture media.
3. To communicate a disease by transferring its virus.
4. That which is introduced or implanted.
[L. inoculo, pp. -atus, to ingraft]

inoculate

(ĭ-nŏk′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. inocu·lated, inocu·lating, inocu·lates
1. To introduce a serum, vaccine, or antigenic substance into (the body of a person or animal), especially to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease.
2. To communicate a disease to (a living organism) by transferring its causative agent into the organism.
3. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into (a culture medium).

in·oc′u·la′tive adj.
in·oc′u·la′tor n.

in·oc·u·late

(i-nok'yū-lāt)
1. To introduce the agent of a disease or other antigenic material into the subcutaneous tissue or a blood vessel, or through an abraded or absorbing surface for preventive, curative, or experimental purposes.
2. To implant microorganisms or infectious material into or onto culture media.
3. To communicate a disease by transferring its virus.
[L. inoculo, pp. -atus, to ingraft]

Patient discussion about inoculate

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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"The Surgeons of the Army are forbid, under the severest penalty, to inoculate any person," according to General Benedict Arnold's February 1776 orders.
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In order to inoculate the cuttings, basal end of each cutting was dipped in 2 mL of bacterial inoculum for 45 min (Karakurt et al., 2009).
The swab was used to inoculate an InPouch TF culture and trichomonads were visible within 24 hours.
mission and used it to inoculate eggs at [10.sup.7] cfu per ml for 3 minutes.
The Binghamton team collected forest soil to inoculate containers of sterilized soil and planted them with a lab strain of mustard.
In experiments to infect and inoculate laboratory animals such as dogs, Pasteur and his team keep a loaded revolver within reach as they work on the sleeping beasts.
Mono as well as mixed cultures of these strains were used to inoculate the seeds of wheat under chromium (III and VI) stressed and chromium free conditions.
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