adipogenesis

noun
ad·​i·​po·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌa-də-pō-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce adipogenesis (audio) \

Definition of adipogenesis

: the formation of adipocytes from precursor stem cells Adipogenesis is a multi-stage process that begins with the proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells that have the ability to both self-renew and differentiate along multiple lineages …— Elvira Isganaitis and Mary-Elizabeth Patti

Other Words from adipogenesis

adipogenic \ ˌa-​də-​pō-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce adipogenic (audio) \ adjective
adipogenic differentiation

First Known Use of adipogenesis

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Adipogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adipogenesis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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adipogenesis

noun
ad·​i·​po·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌad-ə-pō-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce adipogenesis (audio) \
plural adipogeneses\ -​ˈsēz How to pronounce adipogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of adipogenesis

: the formation of adipocytes from precursor stem cells Adipogenesis is a multi-stage process that begins with the proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells …— Elvira Isganaitis and Mary-Elizabeth Patti

Other Words from adipogenesis

adipogenic \ ˌad-​ə-​(ˌ)pō-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce adipogenic (audio) \ adjective
adipogenic differentiation

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