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inducible

adjective in·duc·ible \in-ˈdü-sə-bəl, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of INDUCIBLE

:  capable of being induced: as
a :  formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate <inducible enzymes>
b :  activated or undergoing expression only in the presence of a particular molecule <an inducible promoter>
in·duc·ibil·i·ty \-ˌdü-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌdyü-\ noun

First Known Use of INDUCIBLE

circa 1677

Rhymes with INDUCIBLE

inducible

adjective in·duc·ible \in-ˈd(y)ü-sə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INDUCIBLE

:  capable of being formed, activated, or expressed in response to a stimulus especially of a molecular kind: as a :  formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate <inducible enzymes>—compare constitutive 1a b :  activated or undergoing expression only in the presence of a particular molecule <an inducible promoter that turns on its genes only in the presence of lactose>
in·duc·ibil·i·ty \in-ˌd(y)ü-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural in·duc·ibil·i·ties

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