Definitions for inoculateɪˈnɒk yəˌleɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•oc•u•lateɪˈnɒk yəˌleɪt(v.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.
(v.t.)to inject or implant (a vaccine, microorganism, antibody, or antigen) into the body in order to protect against, treat, or study a disease.
to affect or treat (a person, animal, or plant) in this manner.
to introduce (microorganisms) into surroundings suited to their growth, as a culture medium.
Category: Laboratory Biology
to imbue (a person), as with ideas; indoctrinate.
(v.i.)to perform inoculation.
Origin of inoculate:
1400–50; late ME < L inoculāre to graft by budding implant =in-in-2+-oculāre to graft, der. of oculus eye, bud
introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of
"My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs"
introduce a microorganism into
immunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinate(verb)
perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
"We vaccinate against scarlet fever"; "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school"
insert a bud for propagation
impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune
To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.
To add one substance to another. To spike
The culture medium was inoculated with selenium to investigate the rate of uptake.
To graft by inserting buds.
Origin: From inoculate, from inoculatus, perfect passive participle of inoculo, from in + oculus.
to bud; to insert, or graft, as the bud of a tree or plant in another tree or plant
to insert a foreign bud into; as, to inoculate a tree
to communicate a disease to ( a person ) by inserting infectious matter in the skin or flesh; as, to inoculate a person with the virus of smallpox,rabies, etc. See Vaccinate
fig.: To introduce into the mind; -- used especially of harmful ideas or principles; to imbue; as, to inoculate one with treason or infidelity
to graft by inserting buds
to communicate disease by inoculation
Translations for inoculate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to give (a person etc) a mild form of a disease, usually by injecting germs into his body, so as to prevent him from catching a more serious form
Has he been inoculated against diphtheria?
- يُلَقِّح، يُطَعِّمArabic
- inocularPortuguese (BR)
- inocular, vacunarSpanish
- مایه کوبی کردن؛ تلقیح کردنFarsi
- vacciner (contre)French
- टीका लगानाHindi
- memberi vaksinasiIndonesian
- 예방 접종하다Korean
- مایه کوبی کردن؛ تلقیح کردنPersian
- ستنيى وهلPashto
- a vaccinaRomanian
- делать прививкуRussian
- [skydds]ympa, vaccineraSwedish
- ฉีด (วัคซีน)Thai
- aşı yapmakTurkish
- 打預防針Chinese (Trad.)
- робити запобіжне щепленняUkrainian
- بیماری سے بچاؤ کا ٹیکہ لگاناUrdu
- tiêm chủngVietnamese
- 给...作预防注射Chinese (Simp.)
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