totipotency

noun
to·​ti·​po·​ten·​cy | \ ˌtōt-ə-ˈpōt-ᵊn-sē How to pronounce totipotency (audio) \
plural totipotencies

Medical Definition of totipotency

: ability of a cell or bodily part to generate or regenerate the whole organism

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“Totipotency.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/totipotency. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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