mitogen

noun mi·to·gen \ ˈmī-tə-jən \

Definition of mitogen

: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


Medical Dictionary

mitogen

noun mi·to·gen \ ˈmīt-ə-jən \

medical Definition of mitogen

:a substance that induces mitosis

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