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[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.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Induction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction.
Induction. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Induction. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction
Induction [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736481/all/induction.
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