Origin of inoculation
Examples from the Web for inoculation
Shouting now is also an inoculation against embarrassment later.Adventures with an Extreme Polyglot: Excerpt from 'Babel No More'|Michael Erard|January 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Instead, Kennedy took the punch-line for himself and applied the loud laughs he earned as an inoculation against a poisonous idea.
The work of inoculation went on daily, and by 20th April 1898 the number of persons inoculated or reinoculated was 5184.Experiments on Animals|Stephen Paget
Inoculation experiments showed it to be pathogenic for a number of animal species.Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
In Hindostan, if tradition may be relied upon, inoculation has been practised from remote antiquity.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
This method is not so certain as in the inoculation of Roquefort.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
There is now in use a system of inoculation which promises to materially lessen the mortality from this disease.The Old World and Its Ways|William Jennings Bryan
Word Origin and History for inoculation
mid-15c. in horticulture; 1714 in pathology, from Latin inoculationem (nominative inoculatio) "an engrafting, budding," noun of action from past participle stem of inoculare (see inoculate).