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Definition 1: the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where inoculating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating

Synonyms for inoculating in the sense of this definition

(inoculating is a kind of ...) the activity of protecting someone or something

"the witnesses demanded police protection"

(... is a kind of inoculating ) administering vaccine only to people in close contact with an isolated infected patient; prevents the spread of a highly infectious disease by surrounding the patient with a ring of immunization

(... is a kind of inoculating ) the obsolete process of inoculating a susceptible person with material taken from a vesicle of a person who has smallpox

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