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inoculate someone against something

to immunize someone against a disease. We need to inoculate all the children against whooping cough. Have you been inoculated against measles?
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inoculate someone with something

to use a particular substance in immunizing someone against a disease. Donna inoculated Richard and Nancy with yellow fever vaccine for their trip. She also inoculated Sam with something to prevent malaria.
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Conversely Razzell writes that 'cold variants' of the smallpox virus were created by inoculators continually taking the virus from skin pustules where the temperature was lower than deeper in the body.
Ratio and number of particles of inoculators and the activating additive were selected experimentally in order to achieve maximum refining of the cast metal structure.
6] CFU/ml) were applied by an inoculator onto the surfaces of 10-ml agar layers containing compounds 1-4 or oxacillin in the presence or absence of 25 [micro]g/ml of compounds 1-4.
BOOTLE-based medical diagnostics firm Mast Group has injected new life into its sales by creating a hi-tech inoculator machine.
Within 3 d after silk emergence, a single application of ~50 neonate ECB larvae mixed with dry, ground, maize cobs (grits) were applied to the silks on the top ear of each plant with a Davis inoculator (Wiseman et al.
As the only FDA-approved needle-free inoculator currently available in the United States, Bioject(TM) systems are designed to deliver injected medications comfortably, accurately, and quickly - without the use of a needle.
6] conidia per plant with a hand-held inoculator (Davis and Oswalt, 1979).
A multipoint inoculator was used for dispensing 20 mL of adjusted inoculum (107 cfu/mL) of each isolate onto the surface of the antibiotic plate to obtain a final inoculum size of [10.
Within 3 d after silk emergence, a single application of [approximately equals] 50 neonate ECB larvae, mixed with dry, ground maize cobs (grits), was applied to the silks on the main ear of each plant with a Davis inoculator (Wiseman et al.
flavus spore suspensions with a pinboard inoculator as described by Campbell and White (1994) and [Beta]-1,3-glucanase activity measured 2 wk after inoculation.
Evaluation of the larval inoculator (bazooka) for dispensing neonate maize stem borers mixed with maize cob grits.
Considering the increase of white grubs (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) and the lack of information related to the geographical distribution of root phytopathogens and soil insects as dispersers and/ or inoculators, this study aims to identify and evaluate qualitatively and quantitatively the dispersion of root phytopathogen inoculi in soy crops.
She added the federal government in collaboration with provincial government is committed to provide fool proof security to teams of inoculators.
In addition, many isolated strains in this study have been demonstrated to be good inoculators of forage.
The drill, the bits, 100 pound boxes of wax and $25 for inoculators is about the typical prices these days.