mitogen


mi·to·gen

noun \ˈmī-tə-jən\

Definition of MITOGEN

:  a substance that induces mitosis
mi·to·gen·ic \ˌmi-tə-ˈje-nik\ adjective
mi·to·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

Origin of MITOGEN

mitosis + -gen
First Known Use: 1946

mi·to·gen

noun \ˈmīt-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MITOGEN

: a substance that induces mitosis

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