Definition of pluripotent in English:
(Of an immature or stem cell) capable of giving rise to several different cell types.
- As a pluripotent cell type, a human embryonic stem cell is capable of forming all adult cell types.
- The pluripotent embryonic stem cell cannot, under any conditions, develop into an organism.
- Cells from these embryos can be used to create pluripotent stem cell ‘lines’, cultures that can be grown indefinitely in the laboratory.
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