Definition of cell line in English:

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cell line

noun

Biology
A cell culture developed from a single cell and therefore consisting of cells with a uniform genetic makeup.
Example sentences
  • Triamcinolone appeared to be the best inducer for the transgenic cell line investigated here.
  • This cell line detects a wide variety of mutagenic lesions, including point mutations, deletions and various types of chromosomal aberrations.
  • Several of the changes occurred for both transformed and normal cell lines and were greater for the normal cell line.

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Syllabification: cell line

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