inoculum

noun
in·oc·u·lum | \i-ˈnä-kyə-ləm \
plural inocula\i-ˈnä-kyə-lə \

Definition of inoculum 

: material used for inoculation

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Good sanitation involves removal of all tomato plant parts at the end of the growing season to remove most of the inoculum. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, "Tomato — the 'luscious beauty' of the garden and how to fight diseases," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of inoculum

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inoculum

New Latin, from Latin inoculare

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inoculum

noun
in·oc·u·lum | \in-ˈäk-yə-ləm \
plural inocula\-lə \

Medical Definition of inoculum 

: material used for inoculation

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