noun, plural in·oc·u·la [ih-nok-yuh-luh] /ɪˈnɒk yə lə/.
Origin of inoculum
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Historical Examples of inoculum
Charge a platinum loop with a small quantity of the inoculum.
Flame the plugs, open the tubes, sterilise the platinum needle and charge it with the inoculum as in the previous cultivations.
Add one loopful of the inoculum to tube No. 1, treating the liquefied medium as bouillon.
Should any drops of the inoculum be forced out, they will fall on the filter paper, which should be immediately burned.
Introduce the inoculum in the form of an emulsion by means of another pipette.