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e·vo·ca·tion

(ev'ō-kā'shŭn, ē-vō-kā'shŭn),
Induction of a particular tissue produced by the action of an evocator during embryogenesis.
[L. evoco, pp. evocatus, to call forth, evoke]

evocation

/evo·ca·tion/ (ev″ah-ka´shun) the calling forth of morphogenetic potentialities through contact with organizer material.

evocation

[ev′ōkā′shən]
Etymology: L, evocare, to call forth
a specific morphogenetic change within a developing embryo that results from the action of a single hormone or other chemical. See also induction.

e·vo·ca·tion

(ev'ō-kā'shŭn)
Induction of a particular tissue produced by the action of an evocator during embryogenesis.
[L. evoco, pp. evocatus, to call forth, evoke]

evocation

the induction of embryonic tissue by a chemical stimulus, for example, ECTODERM produces neutral material in the vertebrate embryo due to an evocator (see ORGANIZER REGION from the underlying CHORDAMESODERM.
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