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Definition of "induced" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of induce. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "induced" in a sentence
  • "I won't do Dr. Rich's lovely piece the disservice of trying to retell her experience as she wrestled with the discomfort the title induced in her initially, except to say I'm happy with the way she resolved the issue and that I love her, too."
  • "Yamanaka was able to create adult stem cells in rats and later using human skin, which he called induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, constituting a significant scientific development."
  • "The Leapfrog Group, a coalition of big corporate health-care purchasers, in 2009 began asking hospitals around the nation to report their rate of early term induced births that weren't medically necessary."