Definition of inoculation in English:



mass noun
  • The action of inoculating or of being inoculated; vaccination.

    ‘inoculation against flu was readily available’
    count noun ‘a course of inoculations’
    • ‘There's even great advice on immunizations and inoculations.’
    • ‘This value seems to be in good agreement with the experimental results for low dose inoculations for this strain.’
    • ‘You will get help on how to apply for your visa as well as recommendations on vaccination and inoculation.’
    • ‘The inoculations under question were injected from containers with multiple doses of the vaccine.’
    • ‘And even if you're still undecided about pet insurance, make sure to take your dog in for regular inoculations, boosters and screening tests.’
    immunization, vaccination, vaccine, injection, booster
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