pluripotency

noun
plu·​ri·​po·​ten·​cy | \ ˌplu̇r-ə-ˈpō-tᵊn-sē How to pronounce pluripotency (audio) \

Definition of pluripotency

: the property or state of being pluripotent Just like embryonic stem cells, these reprogrammed cells seemed capable of becoming any of the 200-plus cell types in the human body, an ability called pluripotency— Patrick Barry pluripotency has long been the elusive core of germinal development that, if properly controlled, could lead to organ and tissue regeneration in humans.— Kitchener D. Wilson and Joseph C. Wu

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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pluripotency

noun
plu·​ri·​po·​ten·​cy | \ ˌplu̇r-ə-ˈpōt-ᵊn-sē How to pronounce pluripotency (audio) \
plural pluripotencies

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