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(in-dŭk′shŏn )

[L. inductio, leading in]

1. The act or process of causing or producing, as of labor with oxytocic drugs in cases of uterine dysfunction.
2. The generation of an electric current in a conductor by electricity in another conductor nearby.
3. In embryology, the production of a specific morphogenic effect by a chemical substance from one part of the embryo to another.
SYN: SEE: evocation
4. In anesthesia, the period from the initial inhalation or injection of an anesthetic gas or drug until optimum level of anesthesia is reached.
5. Reasoning from the particular to the general.
SEE: deduction

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Induction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction.
Induction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Induction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction
Induction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction.
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