Inoculum



[ih-nok-yuh-luh m] /ɪˈnɒk yə ləm/

noun, plural inocula
[ih-nok-yuh-luh] /ɪˈnɒk yə lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
the substance used to make an inoculation.
/ɪˈnɒkjʊləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə), -lants
1.
(med) the substance used in giving an inoculation

inoculum in·oc·u·lum (ĭ-nŏk’yə-ləm)
n. pl. in·oc·u·lums or in·oc·u·la (-lə)
The microorganisms or other material used in an inoculation. Also called inoculant.

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