pluripotent


plu·rip·o·tent

adjective \pl-ˈri-pə-tənt\

Definition of PLURIPOTENT

:  not fixed as to developmental potentialities; especially :  capable of differentiating into one of many cell types <pluripotent stem cells>

Origin of PLURIPOTENT

Latin plur-, plus more + English potent
First Known Use: 1916

Rhymes with PLURIPOTENT

plu·rip·o·tent

adjective \pl-ˈrip-ət-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLURIPOTENT

1
: not fixed as to developmental potentialities; especially : capable of differentiating into one of many cell types <pluripotent stem cells>
2
: capable of affecting more than one organ or tissue

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