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Medical Term:

isopropylthiogalactoside

Pronunciation: i'so-pro'pil-thi'o-ga-lak'to-sid

Definition: An artificial galactoside capable of inducing ß-galactosidase in Escherichia coli without being split, as are the natural substrates such as lactose.

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