in·​cit·​ant in-ˈsīt-ᵊnt How to pronounce incitant (audio)
: an inciting agent
especially : a factor (as an infectious agent) that is the essential causative agent of a particular disease

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“Incitant.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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