self-induced

adjective
self-in·​duced | \ ˌself-in-ˈdüst How to pronounce self-induced (audio) , -ˈdyüst \

Definition of self-induced

: induced by oneself or itself : brought on or brought about by oneself or itself self-induced problems self-induced vomiting Now consider another interaction between electricity and magnetism; that is, a changing magnetic field surrounding a conductor induces a voltage in the conductor. This induced voltage is called a self-induced voltage because it is induced in the same conductor that is carrying the current.— Masoud Olia

First Known Use of self-induced

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-induced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-induced. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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self-induced

adjective
self-in·​duced | \ -in-ˈd(y)üst How to pronounce self-induced (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-induced

: induced by oneself self-induced vomiting

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