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Definition: 'Inoculation'

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inoculation

Type: Term

Pronunciation: in-ok-yū-lā′shŭn

Definitions:
1. Introduction into the body of the causative organism of a disease. Also sometimes used, incorrectly, to mean immunization with any type of vaccine.



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