inoculum definition

  • noun:
    • the materials used in an inoculation. Also referred to as inoculant.
    • The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculant
    • The preparation of microorganisms that is inoculated{5} into an improvement method.
    • a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the human anatomy to make or boost resistance to a particular condition

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