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noun induction pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 2
    [countable/uncountable] medical the process of helping a woman to start giving birth to a baby rather than waiting for her to start having it naturally
  2. 3
    [uncountable] formal the process of reasoning from particular facts or ideas to a general rule or law
  3. 4
    [countable/uncountable] medical the process of causing physical changes in the body of a person or animal
    induction of:

    the induction of gastric ulcers in rats

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