superinduce

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transitive verb su·per·in·duce \-in-ˈdüs, -ˈdyüs\

Definition of superinduce

  1. 1 :  to introduce as an addition over or above something already existing

  2. 2 :  bring on, induce

superinduction

play \-ˈdək-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of superinduce

Latin superinducere, from super- + inducere to lead in — more at induce


First Known Use: circa 1555


Medical Dictionary

superinduce

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transitive verb su·per·in·duce \ˌsü-pər-in-ˈd(y)üs\

Medical Definition of superinduce

superinduced

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superinducing

  1. :  to increase the rate of formation of (as an enzyme) above the normal

superinduction

\-ˈdək-shən\play noun

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