inducible

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

Definition of inducible 

: capable of being induced: such 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

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inducibility \in-ˌdü-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌdyü- \ noun

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circa 1677, in the meaning defined above

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inducible

adjective
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 sense 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 Inducible promoters are one of the easiest and most effective ways to regulate gene expression …— Jay D. Keasling, Science, 3 Dec. 2010

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inducibility \in-ˌd(y)ü-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē \ noun plural -ties

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