Mitogenic



[mahy-tuh-juh n, -jen] /ˈmaɪ tə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/

noun, Biology.
1.
any substance or agent that stimulates mitotic cell division.
/ˈmaɪtədʒən/
noun
1.
any agent that induces mitosis

mitogen mi·to·gen (mī’tə-jən)
n.
An agent that stimulates mitosis and lymphocyte transformation.
mi’to·gen’ic (mī’tə-jěn’ĭk, mĭt’ə-) adj.
mi’to·ge·nic’i·ty (-jə-nĭs’ĭ-tē) n.

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