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pluripotent

adjective plu·rip·o·tent \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>
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Origin of PLURIPOTENT

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

Rhymes with PLURIPOTENT

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pluripotent

adjective plu·rip·o·tent \pl-ˈrip-ət-ənt\

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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