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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The creation of a voltage by changing the magnetic flux such that the amount of voltage induced is directly proportional to the rate of change of the magnetic flux according to Faraday's or...

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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The creation of a voltage by changing the magnetic flux such that the amount of voltage induced is directly proportional to the rate of change of the magnetic flux according to Faraday's or...

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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

1 see Jacob‐Monod model.

2 (in physics) any physical effect brought about (i.e. induced) in an object by the action of a field without any...

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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Medicine and Health.

1 (in embryology) The ability of natural stimuli to cause unspecialized embryonic tissue to develop into specialized tissue.

2 (in obstetrics) The...

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Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

1 A form of reasoning, also called empirical induction, in which a general law or principle is inferred from particular instances that have been observed. Many people believe...

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Overview page. Subjects: Education.

1 The process by which pupils or students are introduced to their educational institution, their course, or their subject. This may take a variety of forms, from a simple...

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Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

An older word for the prologue or introduction to a work. The introductory episode of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, for example, is called the induction.

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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. (in obstetrics) the starting of labour by artificial means. Medical induction is carried out using such drugs as prostaglandins or oxytocin, which stimulate...

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 37 words.

1 (in embryology) The ability of natural stimuli to cause unspecialized embryonic tissue to develop into specialized tissue.

2 (in

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Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 58 words.

1. (in embryology) The ability of natural stimuli (*inducers) to cause unspecialized embryonic tissue to develop into

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John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 6 words.

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