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INOCULATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inoculation mean? 

INOCULATION (noun)
  The noun INOCULATION has 1 sense:

1. taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease

  Familiarity information: INOCULATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INOCULATION (noun)


Sense 1inoculation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

inoculation; vaccination

Hypernyms ("inoculation" is a kind of...):

immunisation; immunization (the act of making immune (especially by inoculation))


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