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in·duce

vtin*duced  in*duc*ing  1  :  to cause or bring about <anesthesia inducedby drugs>  <an antivitamin … was shown to gross malformation in the young -Americana Annual> : as  a (1) :  to cause the embryological formation of <the optic cup s lens tissue in the adjacent ectoderm>  (2) :  to cause to form through embryonic induction < ectoderm to form a neural tube>   b  :  to cause or initiate by artificial means <inducedabortion>  <inducedlabor>   2  :  to produce anesthesia in <the patient was induced by a mixture of thiopental and curare>  .
 
 

 
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