Definition of autoinoculation in English:

autoinoculation

noun

Medicine
  • The transfer or movement of microorganisms from an initial focus of infection to another site within or on the body; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. After French auto-inoculation.

Pronunciation

autoinoculation

/ˌɔːtəʊɪnɒkjʊˈleɪʃn/