Definition of superinduction in English:

superinduction

noun

  • Biology. The process of inducing increased levels of gene expression, protein synthesis, etc.; an instance of this; especially the atypical accumulation of certain classes of mRNA following treatment with protein synthesis inhibitors.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From super- + induction, originally after post-classical Latin superinduction-, superinductio introduction of extraneous matter or people, action of keeping a concubine.

Pronunciation

superinduction

/ˌsuːp(ə)rɪnˈdʌkʃn//ˌs(j)uːp(ə)rɪnˈdʌkʃn/