Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to inductive: deductive, Inductive argument, Inductive charging


1. eliciting a reaction within an organism.

inductive heating
a form of radiofrequency hyperthermia that selectively heats muscle, blood and proteinaceous tissue, sparing fat and air-containing tissues.
inductive interactions
an established relationship between tissues manifested by the necessity for the action or presence of one tissue for the development of another tissue.

Patient discussion about inductive

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.

More discussions about inductive
References in periodicals archive ?
Leveraging Microsemi's expertise in inductive sensing technology and its more than five years' experience supplying customized ICs in production, the new device features LVDT principles, resulting in superior immunity to noise and interference.
6kW using inductive charging, but a more powerful 11kW system is on the way in the next version.
Eight-Year Forecast of Inductive Readers and Power Sources for the IoT
Inductive scenarios, on the other hand, emerge from the study of possible interactions among many trends and weak signals.
Inductive approaches, on the other hand, proceed from "real language use" (Decoo, 1996, p.
The problem of how to introduce an inductive inquiry without unduly shaping it with one's own speculative conclusions, alluded to in the opening pages, might have been addressed more explicitly by transposing more of the methodological material to the beginning of the volume.
Inductive Automation won the award because of their work in creating Ignition, the first Java-based HMI (human machine interface), SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) application in the industrial software industry.
It outlines Hume's skeptical critiques which show the inductive argument form to be invalid, thereby generating the problem of induction.
The study took into account whether the manner in which inductive reasoning was delivered made any difference, and whether other variables affected children's conduct.
lt;p>Fulton's technology is not used in the Palm Pre smartphone, apparently the first cell phone to offer the option of an inductive charger.
The ExI 1100 series inductive rotary encoders are available in versions whose mating dimensions are the same as those of common types of resolvers.