mul·​ti·​po·​ten·​tial ˌməl-tē-pə-ˈten(t)-shəl How to pronounce multipotential (audio)
: having the potential of becoming any of several mature cell types
multipotential stem cell

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multipotential was in 1913

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“Multipotential.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


mul·​ti·​po·​ten·​tial ˌməl-ti-pə-ˈten-chəl How to pronounce multipotential (audio) -ˌtī- How to pronounce multipotential (audio)
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