Definition of stem cell in English:

stem cell

Syllabification: stem cell

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.
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    • 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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