Vaccine vs Inoculation what difference

what is difference between Vaccine and Inoculation

English

Etymology

From Latin vaccīnus, from vacca (cow) (because of early use of the cowpox virus against smallpox). Compare New Latin variola vaccīna (cowpox).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ˈvæk.siːn/, /ˈvæk.sɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /vækˈsiːn/,

Noun

vaccine (countable and uncountable, plural vaccines)

  1. (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.
  2. The process of vaccination.
    My dog has had two vaccines this year.

Derived terms

Related terms

See also

  • immunization
  • inoculation
  • shot

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Danish

Noun

vaccine c (singular definite vaccinen, plural indefinite vacciner)

  1. vaccine

Declension

Related terms

  • vaccination
  • vaccinere

References

  • “vaccine” in Den Danske Ordbog

French

Verb

vaccine

  1. inflection of vacciner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Italian

Adjective

vaccine f pl

  1. feminine plural of vaccino

Anagrams

  • vinacce


English

Etymology

From Latin inoculātio. Equivalent to inoculate +‎ -ion.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪˌnɑkjəˈleɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

inoculation (countable and uncountable, plural inoculations)

  1. (immunology) The introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  2. (microbiology) The introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium.
  3. The insertion of the buds of one plant into another; grafting.
  4. An inoculum; that which is inoculated.

Related terms

  • inoculant
  • inoculate
  • inoculative
  • inoculator
  • inoculum

Translations

See also

  • immunisation
  • vaccination

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