blastogenesis

noun

blas·​to·​gen·​e·​sis ˌblas-tə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce blastogenesis (audio)
plural blastogeneses -ˌsēz How to pronounce blastogenesis (audio)
: the transformation of lymphocytes into larger cells capable of undergoing mitosis
blastogenic adjective

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“Blastogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blastogenesis. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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