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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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Howell's book on variolation in India, published in 1767, in which he states that the Indian inoculators always used 'matter from the inoculated pustules of the previous year'.
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35) Not surprisingly, anticolonial sentiment, which had been aroused by the invasive quarantine measures, intensified further as inoculators injected cattle with a vaccine that introduced symptoms of rinderpest, if only for hours or a few days.
a dromedary of hunchbacks a dalmatian of dominoes a zebra of bar-codes a jackass of hysterics a chow-chow oftautonyms a chameleon of kaleidoscopes a nightingale of choristers a meerkat of sentries a wasp of inoculators a flea of high-jumpers a whale of geysers a limpet of adhesives a giraffe of busybodies a lemur of gymnasts a porcupine of pincushions an amoeba of shape-shifters (Star Trek)
Moseley found allies amongst other doctors who were unconvinced of vaccination's safety and reluctant to lose the income stemming from their professional success as inoculators.
The workshop will also have several algae growing systems, inoculators and harvesters on display.