Definition of blastogenesis in English:


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


  • 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.



Pronunciation: /-ˈjenik/
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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