Inoculation vs Indoctrination - What's the difference?

inoculation | indoctrination |


As nouns the difference between inoculation and indoctrination

is that inoculation is (immunology) the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease while indoctrination is the act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated.

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

    indoctrination

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
  • Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information.