totipotency

<embryology> The ability of a cell or nucleus to develop into any type of specialised cell or nucleus, i.e., the ability of a single cell to develop and differentiate into a complete organism. ... (12 Jan 1998) ...
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totipotency

(to″tĭ-po´tәn-se) the ability to differentiate along any line or into any type of cell. adj., totipo´tent, totipoten´tial., adj.
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totipotency

totipotence noun the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part; `animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development`
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totipotency

totipotency The ability, shown by many, if not all, living cells, to form all of the types of tissues that constitute mature organisms. This may be achieved, even if the cells have completely differentiated, provided that the appropriate balance of nutrients and hormones is given. The best example of this phenomenon is the formation of adventitio...
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totipotency

Type: Term Pronunciation: tō′tē-pō′ten-sē, tō-tip′ō-tens Definitions: 1. The ability of a cell to differentiate into any type of cell and thus form a new organism or regenerate any part of an organism; a fertilized ovum, or a small excised portion of a Planaria, which is capable of regenerating a comp...
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