induction

  1. a formal entry into a position or office
  2. an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
  3. reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
  4. the process whereby changes in the current flow in a circuit produce magnetism or an EMF
  5. stimulation that calls up (evokes or induces or elicits) a particula......
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    Induction

    • (n.) The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. • (n.) The property by which one body, having electrical or magnetic polarity, causes or induces it in another body without direct contact; an impress of electrical or magnetic force or condition from one body on another without actual ...
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    induction

    (in-duk´shәn) the process or act of causing to occur. the production of a specific effect in an embryo by an organizer or other force. the production of anesthesia or unconsciousness by use of appropriate agents. labor induction the initiation or intensif...
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    induction

    (L. inductio) the act or process of inducing or causing to occur, especially the production of a specific morphogenetic effect in the developing embryo through the influence of evocators or organizers, or the production of anaesthesia or unconsciousness by use of appropriate agents.
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    Induction

    (Lat. in and ducere, to lead in) i.e., to lead into the field of attention a number of observed particular facts as ground for a general assertion. 'Perfect' induction is assertion concerning all the entities of a collection on the basis of elimination of each and every one of them. The conclusion sums up but does not go beyond the facts observed.....
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    induction

    noun stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; `the elicitation of his testimony was not easy`
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    induction

    noun the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); `the induction of an anesthetic state`
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    induction

    (medicine) In obstetrics, deliberate intervention to initiate labour before it starts naturally; then it usually proceeds normally. Induction involves rupture of the fetal membranes (amniotomy) and the use of the hormone oxytocin to stimulate contractions of the womb. In biology, induction...
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    Induction

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    Induction

    [play] An Induction in a play is an explanatory scene or other intrusion that stands outside and apart from the main action with the intent to comment on it, moralize about it or in the case of dumb show to summarize the plot or underscore what is afoot. Inductions are a common feature of plays written and performed in the Renaissance perio...
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    Induction

    In·duc'tion noun [ Latin inductio : confer French induction . See Induct .] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. « I know not you; nor am I well pleased to make this time, as the affair now stands, the
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    induction

    A method of reasoning by which one infers a generalization from a series of instances. Say there is a hypothesis H that contains the variable n, which is a whole number. To prove by induction that H is true for every value of n is a two-step process: (1) prove that H is true for n = 1; (2) prove tha...
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    Induction

    Artificial starting of labor.
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    Induction

    Artificial starting of labor.
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    Induction

    cell differentiation which is brought about by the influence of cytokines released by cells of another type.
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    induction

    Euclid's synthetic method of arguing that draws a conclusion based on evidence collected from experience*. Hume argued that induction always involves some guesswork, so it can never suffice to provide absolute certainty that its conclusion is true. (Cf. deduction.)
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    Induction

    If labour has not started at an appropriate time or if there are maternal indications for delivery before labour starts naturally, medications may be used to induce labour.
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    induction

    in embryology, process by which the presence of one tissue influences the development of others. Certain tissues, especially in very young embryos, ... [3 related articles]
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    induction

    in enzymology, a metabolic control mechanism with the effect of increasing the rate of synthesis of an enzyme. In induction, synthesis of a specific ...
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    Induction

    In logic, induction is that process of reasoning by which we rise from the particular to the general, and is the counter-process to deduction. In induction particulars are not only raised into generals, but these into still higher generalities. In following this method we proceed from the known to the unknown, and obtain a conclusion much wider tha...
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    induction

    in logic, method of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal. As it applies to logic ... [15 related articles]
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    induction

    In philosophy, the process of observing particular instances of things in order to derive general statements and laws of nature. It is the opposite of deduction, which moves from general statements...
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    induction

    Increase in the rate of synthesis of an enzyme in response to the action of an inducer or environmental conditions. Note: Often the inducer is the substrate of the induced enzyme or a structurally similar substance (gratuitous inducer) that is not metabolized.
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    induction

    induction, in electricity and magnetism, common name for three distinct phenomena. Electromagnetic induction. is the production of an electromotive force (emf) in a conductor as a result of a changing magnetic field about the conductor and is the most important of the three phenomena. It was discove...
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    induction

    induction, in logic, a form of argument in which the premises give grounds for the conclusion but do not necessitate it. Induction is contrasted with deduction, in which true premises do necessitate the conclusion. An important form of induction is the process of reasoning from the particular to the...
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