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inducer

[in′dü·sər]
(embryology)
The cell group that functions as the acting system in embryonic induction by controlling the mode of development of the reacting system. Also known as inductor.
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inducer

inducer
Rotating inlet guide vanes installed on the center of a centrifugal compressor to pick up the inlet air and direct it at the correct angle into the impeller blades.
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Since {u, v, w} and {u, v, z} induce triangles in G*, we know that there exist two adjacent vertices x and y belonging to P such that {u, v, w} is complete to {x, y} and two probe adjacent vertices r and s complete to {u, v, z}.
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