mitogen

noun
mi·to·gen | \ ˈmī-tə-jən \

Definition of mitogen 

: a substance that induces mitosis

Other words from mitogen

mitogenic \ˌmi-tə-ˈje-nik \ adjective
mitogenicity \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē \ noun

First Known Use of mitogen

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mitogen

mitosis + -gen

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mitogen

noun
mi·to·gen | \ ˈmīt-ə-jən \

Medical Definition of mitogen 

: a substance that induces mitosis

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