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in·duce

(in-dūs'),
To cause or bring about. See: induction.

induce

(ĭn-do͞os′)
v.
1. To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
2. To initiate or increase the production of an enzyme or other protein at the level of genetic transcription.

induce

[ind(y)o̅o̅s′]
Etymology: L, inducere, to lead in
to cause or stimulate the start of an activity, as an enzyme induces a metabolic activity. See also induced fever. inducer, induction, n.

induce

(in-doos', dus') [L. inducere, to lead in]
1. To generate a product or bring about an effect.
2. To produce a result by using a specific stimulus.
See: inductioninducible, adjective

Patient discussion about induce

Q. can smoking induce acidity on many ocassions i have felt discomfort similar to when i have acidity, but the problem goes away as soon as i stop smoking for a day or two??

A. I would like to add ther is a condition in respiratory medicine called respiratory acidosis,smoking can cause this state,your lungs can cause this state.Im not sure but this may also be one of your problems.--------mrfoot56

Q. Is it possible for exercise induced asthma patient to exercise? After several times I felt I couldn’t breathe after running and swimming, I was diagnosed with Exercise induced asthma. I tried to resume my regular exercise, but after I developed shortness of breath couple of times I stopped again. Should I attempt exercise again? How can I exercise without having another attack of asthma?

A. People can often prevent symptoms by taking medication prior to exercising. The type of medication used depends on several factors. For example, people with hay fever might take an antihistamine tablet before exercise.

For people with asthma, an inhaler can be used before exercise to prevent asthma problems. Your physician can recommend the best medication for you to use before exercise.

If you have dust mite allergy, you may want to exercise outdoors to avoid breathing indoor dust. If you are allergic to grasses and weeds, you may want to exercise in an indoor location during certain seasons.

Exercising should be avoided in areas where there are large amounts of chemicals. For example, you should not exercise outdoors near heavy traffic areas with high levels exhaust fumes from cars and trucks. Indoor areas with irritating odors or fumes, also, should be avoided.

Q. Does fish-oil helps exercise induced asthma? I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma a couple of year ago, and since then had better and worse times with my asthma, although the treatment I get. I read in a newspaper that fish oil can help exercise induced asthma- is that true? Do I have to eat fish-oil specifically or can I eat fish instead (I really, really, hate fish-oil…)?

A. I take 6, 1000mg softgels/day. It helps my asthma, arthritis and has lowered my closterol. Started with 10 and worked down to 6, which seems to work best, though sometimes I need the extra.

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Long at sea, isolated, living under severe conditions and in cramped sleeping quarters, the leader would induce the crew to mutiny and "convince" the captain to change course.
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After using hydrogen sulfide to successfully induce torporlike states in several non-mammalian species, such as yeast, worms, and flies, Mark Roth and his colleagues at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle attempted this feat in common lab mice (Musmusculus), which don't normally undergo torpor.
Cathy Yao, MD, PhD, began her presentation by explaining that mucosal tissues are major sites of HIV entry and initial infection, and hypothesizing that mucosal immunization could induce remote mucosal site IgA production.
These results suggest that arsenite could induce the enhancement of agonist-induced vasoconstriction in vivo and this confirms the previous in vitro results (Figure 1).