Definitions for "Induction"
The use of artificial drugs, such as Pitocin or Prostaglandin hormone, to enhance or stimulate labor.
the act of causing or starting something to happen.
Artificial methods of starting or accelerating labour.
The act or process of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal; also, the result or inference so reached.
(mathematical) a method of proving a general truth affirming that every one of a set of mathematical objects (e.g. the natural numbers) has a certain property (e.g. has exactly one prime factorisation). The method depends upon their being a systematic way of constructing all the elements of the set by starting with one of a finite set of basis elements and repeatedly applying a finite number of constructions (for the natural numbers the basis is the number 0, and the method of construction is addition of 1). An inductive proof then consists of a proof that the basis elements each have the required property and a proof that the construction, when applied to elements having the property, will yield an element also having the property. Mathematical induction is in fact a kind of deduction. It is also called structural induction. (scientific) scientific induction is the process of concluding empirical generalisation s from particular instances, where this is not deductively sound because not all possible instances are premises
An inference from a set of propositions, or premises, that support the truth of another proposition, or conclusion, with a certain degree of probability or likelihood.
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 contact.
Process by which a body becomes magnetized or electrified by merely placing it in a magnetic or electric field. Also refers to the process under which electric currents are initiated in a conductor by merely placing it in an electromagnetic field.
Power transfer without contact. Fore example, charging of "dead" or neutral fence wires which run parallel to live ones.
Keywords:  fate, iptg, repressor, repressed, phage
Change in the developmental fate of one tissue caused by an interaction with another tissue.
(i)The switching on of transcription in a repressed system due to the interaction between the inducer and a regulatory protein. For example, the lac operon is induced by adding lactose or IPTG. (ii) Also used to describe a condition that causes a lysogen to begin lytic growth, as occurs when the cI repressor of phage lambda is inactivated following DNA damage.
1. The relief of repression for a gene or set of genes under negative control by a repressor. 2. Regarding temperate phages, the process causing a prophage to become virulent. 3. In development, an interaction between two cell lineages to alter the developmental fate of one or both of them.
The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement.
An introduction or introductory scene, as to a play; a preface; a prologue.
The introduction of a clergyman into a benefice, or of an official into a office, with appropriate acts or ceremonies; the giving actual possession of an ecclesiastical living or its temporalities.
Another term for the transition phase of buprenorphine therapy.
the initiation phase of a particular therapy.
The Atkins Diet is set up in four phases. The initial 14-day phase is the "induction" period. During this important phase your body switches from a carbohydrate-burning to a fat-burning metabolism. You must limit your carbohydrate intake to 20 grams per day to trigger ketosis.
Short overview given by all sections in the archive for new staff.
A program for new volunteers that introduces key aspects about the organisation, its key personnel (paid staff and volunteers), its policies and procedures, and day-to-day routines.
the process by which new employees are introduced to a workplace and its policies and processes.
A technique that guides (induces) a person into a hypnotic state.
The part of the hypnotic process in which the subject is guided into a deeply relaxed hypnotic state. There are a variety of induction techniques.
The initiation of the metamorphosis into vampirism. Rather than simply drinking the blood of the selected victim, the vampire injects some of its own blood to induce the pupal stage, during which the physiology will be rebuilt for a new existence.
The first critical step in initiating differentiation.
a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
Keywords:  ceremony, bobcat, cub, parish, scouts
The ceremony when an individual becomes a pledge
A ceremony recognizing new Cub Scouts joining the pack. Bobcat recognition.
The ceremony in which an individual begins to become a new member of a Greek organization.
the influencing of differentiating processes by means of chemical substances.
inducere, to induce] (1) In genetics, the phenomenon in which the presence of a substrate (the inducer) initiates transcription and translation of the genes coding for the enzymes required for its metabolism. (2) In embryonic development, the process in which one tissue or body part causes the differentiation of another tissue or body part.
The process whereby a chemical increases (up regulates) the levels of cytochrome P450 and/or other drug-metabolizing enzymes.
Keywords:  paraplegia
A process of demonstration in which a general truth is gathered from an examination of particular cases, one of which is known to be true, the examination being so conducted that each case is made to depend on the preceding one; -- called also successive induction.
One of the three formal logical processes related to language learning, it is performed when a law is derivedfrom cases and results. In the case of language acquisition, the learner examines a few cases of English plural nouns such as dogs, cats, and pigs, and induces that the law for forming English plurals is to add an ‘-' to the end of the word.
A formality preceding involuntary military service.
A process that produces the effect of charge in a neutral object when that object is approached by a second object having a strong charge. The induced charge is always opposite to the charge used to produce it. For example, a neutral object tends to behave like it is negatively charged if a strong positive charge is brought near it.
A more electronegative element will inductively withdraw electron density along a σ bond, polarising the bond. This will stabilise carbanions, because the negative charge is somewhat pulled away from the carbon centre and spread a bit more.
Keywords:  outset, retro, aerial, clearly, picks
An inductive loop system is a loop of wire fixed around a building or room, which may be built in at the outset or retro-fitted. The wire is connected to an amplifier, power source and a sound input device such as a microphone or lead to a television. The sound is amplified and transmitted as a current around the loop which works like a transmitting aerial. A hearing aid has a switch which, when in the "T" position, picks up sound more clearly.
the entrainment of room air into an air stream from an air outlet
The process of drawing room air into the projected air stream because of the velocity of the projected air stream (sometimes called aspiration).
The intake of air or air-fuel mixture into the engine.
stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
Increase in the rate of synthesis of an enzyme in response to the action of a stimulus or environmental condition.
Writ or order by a court prohibiting a specific action from being carried out by a person or group.
The first part of the chemotherapy protocol for treating some types of cancer in which several powerful chemotherapy drugs are given to kill as many cancer cells as possible.
The switching of cells between pathways under the influence of an adjacent group of cells. It is possible to generate several different cells through a series of inductions between a limited number of cell types.
training and guidance given to new people living or working at the school.
A method of proving statements about well-ordered sets.
Keywords:  instructions, series, way, common
a series of instructions that is the most common way to induce the state
Keywords:  minimum, days, two
a minimum of two days