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From Latin inoculātio.

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inoculation (countable and uncountable, plural inoculations)

  1. (immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  2. (microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
  3. The insertion of the buds of one plant into another; grafting.
  4. An inoculum; that which is inoculated.

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