Medical Dictionary

dedifferentiation

noun de·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion \-ˌren-chē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of DEDIFFERENTIATION

:  reversion of specialized structures (as cells) to a more generalized or primitive condition often as a preliminary to major physiological or structural change

Browse

How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears