Definition of stem cell in English:

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stem cell

Pronunciation: /ˈstem ˌsel/

noun

Biology
An undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism that is capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type, and from which certain other kinds of cell arise by differentiation.
Example sentences
  • Each of the stem cells then divided into two cells - a stem cell and a nerve cell.
  • A stem cell is a special type of body cell that gives rise to other types of specialized cells.
  • However, the blood cells are actually from a different origin than the mesenchymal stem cell.

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Syllabification: stem cell

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