Inoculant vs Inoculation - What's the difference?

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Inoculant is a related term of inoculation.


As nouns the difference between inoculant and inoculation

is that inoculant is the active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum while inoculation is (immunology) the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.

inoculant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum
  • (engineering) An alloyant used to refine grains in a cast macrostructure.
  • Synonyms

    * (engineering) grain refiner

    Anagrams

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    References

    * Science and engineering of casting solidification By Doru Michael Stefanescu ----

    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