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INDUCED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does induced mean? 

INDUCED (adjective)
  The adjective INDUCED has 1 sense:

1. brought about or caused; not spontaneous

  Familiarity information: INDUCED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INDUCED (adjective)


Sense 1induced [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Brought about or caused; not spontaneous

Context example:

a case of steroid-induced weakness

Similar:

elicited; evoked (called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation)

iatrogenic (induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment))

Antonym:

spontaneous (happening or arising without apparent external cause)


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