[n] - a mass of undifferentiated cells from with an organ or body part develops
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A group of cells in an organism that will develop into a new individual by asexual reproduction, or into an organized structure during regeneration.
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Blas·te'ma noun ; plural Blastemata [ Greek ... bud, sprout.] (Biol.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows.
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<cell biology, embryology> A group of cells in an organism that will develop into a new individual by asexual reproduction or into an organised structure during regeneration. ... (17 Mar 1998) ...
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noun a mass of undifferentiated cells from which an organ or body part develops
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(blas-te´mә) in species with asexual reproduction, a group of cells that give rise to a new individual. in other species, including humans, a group of cells showing little or no differentiation that gives rise to an organ or part in either normal development or regeneration.
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• (n.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows.
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in zoology, a mass of undifferentiated cells that has the capability to develop into an organ or an appendage. In lower vertebrates the blastema is ... [4 related articles]
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A blastema is a mass of cells capable of growth and regeneration into organs or body parts. Historically blastema have been thought to be composed of undifferentiated pluripotent cells, but recent research indicates that in some organisms blastema may retain memory of tissue origin. Blastemata are ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: blas-tē′mă Definitions: 1. The primordial cellular mass (precursor) from which an organ or part is formed. 2. A cluster of cells competent to initiate the regeneration of a damaged or ablated structure.
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