Inoculated vs Inosculated - What's the difference?

inoculated | inosculated |


As verbs the difference between inoculated and inosculated

is that inoculated is (inoculate) while inosculated is (inosculate).

inoculated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (inoculate)

  • inoculate

    English

    Alternative forms

    * innoculate

    Verb

  • (immunology) To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body, as to produce immunity to a specific disease.
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  • (by extension) To safeguard or protect something as if by inoculation.
  • To add one substance to another; to spike.
  • The culture medium was inoculated with selenium to investigate the rate of uptake.
  • To graft by inserting buds.
  • to inoculate the bud of one tree or plant into another
    to inoculate a tree
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  • (figurative) To introduce into the mind (used especially of harmful ideas or principles); to imbue.
  • to inoculate someone with treason or infidelity
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  • See also

    * immunize / immunise * vaccinate

    inosculated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (inosculate)

  • inosculate

    English

    Verb

    (inosculat)
  • to homogenize; to make continuous
  • to open into
  • to unite
  • To intercommunicate; to interjoin.
  • * De Quincey
  • The several monthly divisions of the journal may inosculate , but not the several volumes.

    Noun

    (-)
  • the act of inosculating
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