inoculum

Cells added to start a culture or, in the case of viruses, viruses added to infect a culture of cells. Also for biological material injected into a human to induce immunity (a vaccine).

Inoculum

That portion of a pathogen which is transferred to a host and is capable of infecting it. It may consist of spores, bacteria, mycelial fragments or virus particles.

Inoculum

1. Bacteria or fungi injected into compost to start biological action. 2. A medium containing organisms, usually bacteria or a virus, that is introduced into cultures or living organisms.
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inoculum

The population of microorganisms introduced in an inoculation; the units of a parasite capable of initiating an infection.
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inoculum

<cell culture> Cells added to start a culture or, in the case of viruses, viruses added to infect a culture of cells. Also for biological material injected into a human to induce immunity (a vaccine). ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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inoculum

(ĭ-nok´u-lәm) pl. inoc´ula material that is inoculated.
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Inoculum

the pathogen or its parts that come in contact with a host and can cause disease.
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inoculum

inoculum 1. Cells added to start a culture or, in the case of viruses, viruses added to infect a culture of cells. 2. A biological material injected into a human, or animal, to induce immunity (a vaccine) or to create resistance to a disease.
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Inoculum

In biology, inoculum refers to the source material used for inoculation. The word is used in three senses: ...
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inoculum

Type: Term Pronunciation: in-ok′yū-lŭm Definitions: 1. The microorganism or other material introduced by inoculation.
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Inoculum

spores or other diseased material that may cause infection.
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