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.
More 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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