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contact inhibition

noun

Definition of CONTACT INHIBITION

:  cessation of cellular movement, growth, and division upon contact with other cells

First Known Use of CONTACT INHIBITION

1965

contact inhibition

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONTACT INHIBITION

:  cessation of cellular undulating movements upon contact with other cells with accompanying cessation of cell growth and division

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