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mitogen

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noun mi·to·gen \ˈmī-tə-jən\

Definition of mitogen

  1. :  a substance that induces mitosis

mitogenic

play \ˌmi-tə-ˈje-nik\ adjective

mitogenicity

play \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of mitogen

mitosis + -gen


First Known Use: 1946


Medical Dictionary

mitogen

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noun mi·to·gen \ˈmīt-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of mitogen

  1. :  a substance that induces mitosis




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