totipotent

adjective to·ti·po·tent \ tō-ˈti-pə-tənt , ˌtō-tə-ˈpō-tᵊnt \

Definition of totipotent

:capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into any of its cells or tissues
  • totipotent stem cells

totipotency

play \tō-ˈti-pə-tən(t)-sē, ˌtō-tə-ˈpō-tᵊn-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of totipotent

Latin totus whole, entire + English -i- + potent


Medical Dictionary

totipotent

adjective to·ti·po·tent \ tō-ˈtip-ət-ənt \

medical Definition of totipotent

:capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into any of its cells or tissues
  • totipotent blastomeres

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