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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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As for as Dry Matter content of both silages were concerned, inoculated corn stover silage had higher DM (36.30+0.70%) while untreated corn silage had the lowest (31.19+0.54%) statistically with a significant difference (P<0.05).
Plant Experiment: Wire-House Trial: In the wire-house experiment, considerable improvement in percentage of germination was observed in all inoculated plants except plants treated with Halomonas sp.
The experiment consisted of a randomized complete block design, with four replicates arranged in a 4 x 4 factorial scheme consisting of coffee seedlings either non-inoculated (control) or inoculated with R.
However, it was decided in principle to extend the campaign to two more days in the wake of vaccinators' reports that some children could not be inoculated because they were in schools when the teams visited their homes.
Stems of 10 peach palm seedlings were inoculated using the wounding method in the basal region, and a micro-drop of 5[mu]L of the suspension (1 x [10.sup.6] conidiax [mL.sup.-1]) was deposited on the wounded region.
In the second crop year, for pastures that did not receive nitrogen fertilization, there was superiority (p [less than or equal to] 0.05) in yield, in the spring season and in the total forage yield, for the inoculated pastures; in the fall, however, only in the pasture subjected to reinoculation there was recorded higher production of forage in relation to the non-inoculated one.
The order also directed all school administrators and school health personnel to review the master list of inoculated students, regardless of the number of doses received, identify them for close monitoring for any symptom, and submit a report.
Non-stressed 'Haden' plants were inoculated on the same date, using the same procedure used for 'Uba' and 'Dura' inoculation.
Fresh shoot weight in all the treatments was significantly better over untreated inoculated checks viz., nematode alone (23.2 g), fungus alone (23.4 g) and nematode + fungus simultaneously (22.90 g).
showed MERS-CoV shedding in pigs inoculated with 107 [TCID.sub.50] of MERS-CoV and suggested that pigs could play a role as a reservoir for the circulation of MERS-CoV (12).
Upper leaf samples were collected from all inoculated plants, from which extracted DNA was resolved by electrophoresis.