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cell line

noun

Definition of cell line

  1. :  a cell culture selected for uniformity from a cell population derived from a usually homogeneous tissue source (as an organ) <a newly established cell line derived from a human endometrial carcinoma — Biological Abstracts>



1951

First Known Use of cell line

1951


Medical Dictionary

cell line

noun

Medical Definition of cell line

  1. :  a cell culture selected for uniformity from a cell population derived from a usually homogeneous tissue source (as an organ) <a newly established cell line derived from human endometrial carcinoma—Biological Abstracts>




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