[ih-nok-yuh-luh-buh l]
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Origin of inoculable

First recorded in 1840–50; inocul(ate) + -able
Related formsin·oc·u·la·bil·i·ty, nounun·in·oc·u·la·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for inoculable


  1. capable of being inoculated
Derived Formsinoculability, noun
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inoculable in Medicine


  1. Transmissible by inoculation.
  2. Susceptible to a disease transmitted by inoculation.
  3. That can be used in an inoculation.
Related formsin•oc′u•la•bili•ty n.
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