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inoculums

inoculums is a plural form of inoculum

inoculum

Definition:

a substance (a virus, toxin, or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plurals:

inocula | inoculums

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

inoculant

Etymology:

modern Latin, from Latin inoculare (see "inoculate"), on the pattern of the pair...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Inoculation

the placement of something that will grow or reproduce, and is most commonly used in respect of the introduction of a serum, vaccine, or antigenic substance into the body of a human or animal, especially to produce or boost immunity to a specific... (43 of 2816 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Inoculation

Collins Dictionary:

inoculum [medicine] | inocula [plural] | inoculants [plural] | inoculant

the substance used in giving an inoculation (7 of 183 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/inoculum

Oxford Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural]

Syllabification: (in·oc·u·lum) | [medicine] | a substance used for inoculation. (8 of 48 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/inoculum

inoculum [medicine] | inocula [plural]

a substance used for inoculation (5 of 45 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/inoculum

American Heritage Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculums [plural] | inoculant

The material used in an inoculation. (6 of 30 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/inoculum

Merriam-Webster:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculant [inoculum]

material used for inoculation (4 of 22 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/inoculum

Random House Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculant

the substance used to make an inoculation. (7 of 16 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/inoculum

New World Dictionary:

inoculum | inoculant

material used in an inoculation, as bacteria; inoculant (8 of 15 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/inoculum

Wiktionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculums [plural]

The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculant (9 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/inoculum

Macmillan British Dictionary:

substance | substances [plural] | a man/woman/person of substance | in substance

[countable] a particular type of liquid, solid, or gas | a drug that people can start to depend on, especially an illegal drug | [uncountable] the ... (24 of 230 words, 7 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/substance

Columbia Encyclopedia:

substance

in philosophy, term used to denote the changeless substratum presumed in some philosophies to be present in all being. Aristotle defined substance as ... (23 of 162 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0847072​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

substance [entry 1] | illegal substance

material with particular physical characteristics | "illegal substance": [formal] an illegal drug (11 of 30 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/substance 1

substance [entry 2, formal]

importance, seriousness or relationship to real facts (7 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/substance 2

Encarta Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculant [medicine] | inoculants [medicine, plural]

material injected into a person or animal to create resistance to a disease (13 of 41 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861621439​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural]

First use: early 20th century

Origin: modern Latin, from Latin inoculare (see "inoculate"), on the pattern of the pair coagulate, coagulum

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/inoculum

inoculum [medicine] | inocula [plural]

Origin: early 20th century: modern Latin, from Latin inoculare (see "inoculate"), on the pattern of the pair coagulate, coagulum

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/inoculum

American Heritage Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural] | inoculums [plural]

Origin: New Latin, from Latin inoculāre, to graft a scion; see "inoculate".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/inoculum

Collins Dictionary:

inoculum [medicine] | inocula [plural] | inoculants [plural] | inoculant

First use: 20th century

Origin: New Latin; see inoculate

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/inoculum

Merriam-Webster:

inoculum | inocula [plural]

First use: 1902

Origin: New Latin, from Latin inoculare

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/inoculum

New World Dictionary:

inoculum

Origin: Modern Latin

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Encarta Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural]

First use: Early 20th century

Origin: Latin inoculare, after coagulum

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861621439​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

inoculum [medicine] | inocula [plural] | inoculants [plural] | inoculant

Audio: British English pronunciation of "inoculum"

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the Free Dictionary:

inoculum

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "inoculum"

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Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "inoculum" by speech synthesizer

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inoculant

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "inoculant"

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Google Dictionary:

inoculum | inocula [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "inoculum"

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inoculant | inoculants [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "inoculant"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

inoculum

Audio: North American pronunciation of "inoculum"

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inoculant

Audio: North American pronunciation of "inoculant"

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YourDictionary Audio:

inoculum

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "inoculum" by speech synthesizer

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inoculant

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