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stem cell

stem cell

noun

: a simple cell in the body that is able to develop into any one of various kinds of cells (such as blood cells, skin cells, etc.)

Full Definition of STEM CELL

:  an unspecialized cell that gives rise to differentiated cells <hematopoietic stem cells in bone marrow>

First Known Use of STEM CELL

1896

stem cell

noun \ˈstem-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STEM CELL

:  an unspecialized cell that gives rise to differentiated cells <hematopoietic stem cells in bone marrow>

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