autoinoculability

autoinoculation

[aw-toh-i-nok-yuh-ley-shuhn]
noun
inoculation of a healthy part with an infective agent from a diseased part of the same body.

Origin:
auto-1 + inoculation

autoinoculable [aw-toh-i-nok-yuh-luh-buhl] , adjective
autoinoculability, noun
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autoinoculation (ˌɔːtəʊɪˌnɒkjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
the inoculation of microorganisms (esp viruses) from one part of the body into another, usually in the form of a vaccine

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autoinoculation au·to·in·oc·u·la·tion (ô'tō-ĭ-nŏk'yə-lā'shən)
n.
A secondary infection originating from the site of an infection already present in the body.

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