mesenchymal

adjective
mes·en·chy·mal | \ mə-ˈzeŋ-kə-məl , -ˈseŋ- ; ˌme-zᵊn-ˈkī-məl , ˌmē- , -sᵊn- \

Definition of mesenchymal 

: of, resembling, or being mesenchyme

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Longeveron harvested the mesenchymal stem cells from a young adult donor and allowed them to multiply in a culture to produce enough for use in every baby in the trial. Meredity Cohn, Washington Post, "Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby’s heart and chance for a normal life," 12 Mar. 2018 The outside of the structure would be repopulated with mesenchymal stem cells from the patient's own bone marrow, and the inside seeded with their epithelial cells. Matt Warren, Science | AAAS, "Two controversial stem cell trials could harm patients, critics say," 29 Mar. 2018 Longeveron harvested the mesenchymal stem cells from a young adult donor and allowed them to multiply in a culture to produce enough for use in every baby in the trial. Meredity Cohn, Washington Post, "Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby’s heart and chance for a normal life," 12 Mar. 2018 Longeveron harvested the mesenchymal stem cells from a young adult donor and allowed them to multiply in a culture to produce enough for use in every baby in the trial. Meredity Cohn, Washington Post, "Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby’s heart and chance for a normal life," 12 Mar. 2018 Longeveron harvested the mesenchymal stem cells from a young adult donor and allowed them to multiply in a culture to produce enough for use in every baby in the trial. Meredith Cohn, baltimoresun.com, "Stem cells could boost this Maryland baby's heart and chance for a normal life," 9 Mar. 2018 In this case, five specific target genes were engineered into these mesenchymal stem cells. Diana Gitig, Ars Technica, "Swiss lab develops genetic tool kit to turn any cell into a tumor killer," 17 Nov. 2017 The researchers infuse this layer with a type of stem cells, known as mesenchymal cells, cultured from the bone marrow of each patient. Maya Wei-haas, Smithsonian, "Tear Your Meniscus? This “Living Bandage” May Help," 10 Jan. 2017 Similarly, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are thought to accelerate the healing process for musculoskeletal injuries. Stephen Henry, M.d., Clifton Page, M.d., And Thomas Best, M.d., Ph.d., miamiherald, "Stem cells might not be a good option for your kid’s sports injury," 13 June 2017

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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mesenchymal

adjective
mes·en·chy·mal | \ mə-ˈzeŋ-kə-məl , -ˈseŋ-; ˌmez-ᵊn-ˈkī-məl , ˌmēz- , ˌmēs- , ˌmes- \

Medical Definition of mesenchymal 

: of, resembling, or being mesenchyme mesenchymal cells mesenchymal epithelium

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