Inoculated vs Inosculated - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between inoculated and inosculated
is that inoculated
) while inosculated
(immunology) To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body, as to produce immunity to a specific disease.
(by extension) To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.
To add one substance to another; to spike.
To graft by inserting buds.
- The culture medium was inoculated with selenium to investigate the rate of uptake.
- to inoculate the bud of one tree or plant into another
(figurative) To introduce into the mind (used especially of harmful ideas or principles); to imbue.
- to inoculate a tree
- to inoculate someone with treason or infidelity
* immunize / immunise
to homogenize; to make continuous
to open into
To intercommunicate; to interjoin.
* De Quincey
- The several monthly divisions of the journal may inosculate , but not the several volumes.
the act of inosculating