mitogen

noun
mi·​to·​gen | \ ˈmī-tə-jən How to pronounce mitogen (audio) \

Definition of mitogen

: a substance that induces mitosis

Other Words from mitogen

mitogenic \ ˌmi-​tə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce mitogen (audio) \ adjective
mitogenicity \ ˌmi-​tə-​jə-​ˈni-​sə-​tē How to pronounce mitogen (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of mitogen

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mitogen

mitosis + -gen

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“Mitogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mitogen. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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mitogen

noun
mi·​to·​gen | \ ˈmīt-ə-jən How to pronounce mitogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of mitogen

: a substance that induces mitosis

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