mother cell

noun

Definition of mother cell

: a cell that gives rise to other cells usually of a different sort

First Known Use of mother cell

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mother cell was in 1840

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“Mother cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother%20cell. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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mother cell

noun

Medical Definition of mother cell

: a cell that gives rise to other cells usually of a different sort a sperm mother cell

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