what is difference between Vaccine and Inoculation
From Latin vaccīnus, from vacca (“cow”) (because of early use of the cowpox virus against smallpox). Compare New Latin variola vaccīna (“cowpox”).
- (UK) /ˈvæk.siːn/, /ˈvæk.sɪn/
- (US) IPA(key): /vækˈsiːn/,
vaccine (countable and uncountable, plural vaccines)
- (immunology) A substance given to stimulate the body’s production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease without causing the disease itself in the treatment, prepared from the agent that causes the disease (or a related, also effective, but safer disease), or a synthetic substitute.
- The process of vaccination.
- My dog has had two vaccines this year.
vaccine c (singular definite vaccinen, plural indefinite vacciner)
- “vaccine” in Den Danske Ordbog
- inflection of vacciner:
- first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
- second-person singular imperative
vaccine f pl
- feminine plural of vaccino
From Latin inoculātio. Equivalent to inoculate + -ion.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃən/
- (US) IPA(key): /ɪˌnɑkjəˈleɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
inoculation (countable and uncountable, plural inoculations)
- (immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
- (microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
- The insertion of the buds of one plant into another; grafting.
- An inoculum; that which is inoculated.