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 (ĭn-do͞o′sər, -dyo͞o′-)
1. One that induces, especially a substance that is capable of activating transcription from specific genes within a cell.
2. A part or structure in an embryo that influences the differentiation of another part.
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(ɪnˈdu sər, -ˈdyu-)

1. Biochem. a substance that has the capability of activating genes within a cell.
2. a part of an embryo that influences differentiation of another part.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inducer - an agent capable of activating specific genes
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
2.inducer - someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on
communicator - a person who communicates with others
lobbyist - someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer
Svengali - someone (usually maleficent) who tries to persuade or force another person to do his bidding
coaxer, wheedler - someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing
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n. inductor, provocador de una acción específica.
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As opposed to sensor arrays which are generally constituted of a network of transmit and receive elements mapping the inspection area [34, 35], the ECI basically consists in the combination of a large inducer, used to induce an uniformly oriented EC flow within the measurement area, and a magneto-optical (MO) set-up operated in polarized light.
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