[ mahy-tuh-juhn, -jen ]
/ ˈmaɪ tə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
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any substance or agent that stimulates mitotic cell division.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mitogenmi·to·gen·ic [mahy-tuh-jen-ik], /ˌmaɪ təˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mitogen
/ (ˈmaɪtədʒən) /
any agent that induces mitosis
Derived forms of mitogenmitogenic (ˌmaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for mitogen
[ mī′tə-jən ]
An agent that stimulates mitosis and lymphocyte transformation.
Other words from mitogenmi′to•gen′ic (mī′tə-jĕn′ĭk, mĭt′ə-) adj.mi′to•ge•nic′i•ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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