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totipotency meaning and definition

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Definition of totipotency (noun)

  1. the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
    • "animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development"
    • synonyms: totipotence
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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