dependent differentiation

noun

Definition of dependent differentiation

: differentiation of a tissue or structure in response to factors outside itself (as differentiation of ectoderm into a lens in the presence of an optic cup)

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“Dependent differentiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dependent%20differentiation. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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