Inoculation vs Inoculating - What's the difference?

inoculation | inoculating |


As a noun inoculation

is (immunology) the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.

As a verb inoculating is

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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

    inoculating

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    Verb

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