Inoculation vs Cultivation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between inoculation and cultivation

is that inoculation is (immunology) the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease while cultivation is the art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture.

inoculation

Noun

(en noun)
  • (immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  • (microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
  • An inoculum, what is inoculated
  • See also

    * immunisation * vaccination

    cultivation

    English

    Noun

  • The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
  • The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.
  • The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  • ''These fields are in cultivation .
  • Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
  • His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.
  • Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition
  • She is a woman of great cultivation .

    Synonyms

    * (art or act of cultivating) tillage * (advancement or refinement in condition) refinement, culture; education