Innoculate vs. Inoculate

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  • Innoculate (verb)

    alternative spelling of inoculate

  • Inoculate (verb)

    To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into something (e.g. the body) or someone, such as to produce immunity to a specific disease. from c. 1722

  • Inoculate (verb)

    To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.

  • Inoculate (verb)

    To add one substance to another; to spike.

    “The culture medium was inoculated with selenium to investigate the rate of uptake.”

  • Inoculate (verb)

    To graft by inserting buds. from c. 1420

    “to inoculate the bud of one tree or plant into another”

    “to inoculate a tree”

  • Inoculate (verb)

    To introduce into the mind (used especially of harmful ideas or principles); to imbue; to implant. from a. 1600

    “to inoculate someone with treason or infidelity”

  • Inoculate (verb)

    treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate

    “he inoculated his tenants against smallpox”

  • Inoculate (verb)

    introduce (an infective agent) into an organism

    “the microorganism can be inoculated into laboratory animals”

  • Inoculate (verb)

    introduce (cells or organisms) into a culture medium

    “0.5 ml of the specimen was inoculated into each tissue culture flask”

Oxford Dictionary

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