Immunisation vs Inoculation - What's the difference?

immunisation | inoculation |

Immunisation is a see also of inoculation.


As nouns the difference between immunisation and inoculation

is that immunisation is (british|immunology) (immunization) while inoculation is (immunology) the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.

immunisation

English

Noun

  • (British, immunology)
  • 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