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adj in·duc·ible \in-ˈd(y)ü-sə-bəl\

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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