Definition of blastogenesis in English:

blastogenesis

Syllabification: blas·to·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌblastəˈjenəsis
 
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noun

1The theory of the transmission of inherited characteristics by germ plasm.
2Asexual reproduction of an organism by budding.
3The development of lymphocytes into larger undifferentiated cells that can undergo mitosis.
More example sentences
  • It was shown that spleen cells and infiltrating leukocytes isolated from well-functioning cardiac allografts in immunologically enhanced adult rats suppressed spontaneous blastogenesis of normal syngeneic cells in vitro.
  • During 4 to 5 days of culturing with cytokines, high blastogenesis and heavy proliferation were noted in OSA lymphocyte cocultures as compared with control cocultures.

Derivatives

blastogenic

Pronunciation: /-ˈjenik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Results are expressed as a stimulation index of peripheral lymphocyte blastogenic response to antigens.
  • The present study suggested that blastogenic responses of T lymphocytes were inhibited in acute T. gondii infection.
  • The blastogenic signal is thereby prevented from activating the T effector cell and no blast transformation takes place.

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