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inducer

[ in-doo-ser, -dyoo- ]
/ ɪnˈdu sər, -ˈdyu- /
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noun
Biochemistry. a substance that has the capability of activating genes within a cell.
Embryology. a part that influences differentiation of another part.
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Origin of inducer

1545–55, for an earlier sense; induce + -er1
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