Inducer



[in-doo-ser, -dyoo-] /ɪnˈdu sər, -ˈdyu-/

noun
1.
Biochemistry. a substance that has the capability of activating genes within a cell.
2.
Embryology. a part that influences differentiation of another part.

inducer in·duc·er (ĭn-dōō’sər, -dyōō’-)
n.

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