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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]

inoculate

introduction of antigenic material into subcutaneous tissues, blood or mucous membrane, to stimulate antibody production and immunity

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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more exposed skin), may be at especially high risk of inoculative freezing and desiccation.
Finally, a Fisher's exact test compared the data obtained for the experiment testing susceptibility to inoculative freezing.
After World War II, the pop-psychological concepts and conditions of acting out, homosocial double bind, homosexual panic, and latent homosexuality were among the inoculative measures taken in against the breakdowns, ultimately, of war neurosis.
26% was recorded in different plots treated with inundative release method followed by plots treated with inoculative release method where 4.
1988, Packard and Packard 1993) have suggested that inoculative freezing may constrain or prevent supercooling in hatchling C.
Persistence of Typhlodromus pyri and Metaseiulus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on apple after inoculative release and competition with Zetzellia mali (Acari: Stigmaeidae).
Microbial control agents such as entomopathogenic fungus can regulate insect populations through inundative and inoculative applications (Kurtti & Keyhani 2008; Mahdavi et al.
Factors contributing to seasonal increases in inoculative freezing resistance in overwintering fire-colored beetle larvae Dendroides canadensis (Pyrochroidae).
Inoculative bioassays yielded 83% mortality of the treated spiders within 3 to 5 days (Fig.
These results show the potential of this parasitoid to control defoliators and its possible establishment in the field through inoculative releases (Eilenberg et al.
Inoculative release of phytoseiid mites (Acarina: Phytoseiidae) into the rapidly expanding canopy of hops for control of Tetranychus urticae (Acarina: Tetranychi dae).