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stem cell

noun [C] uk   us  
a cell, especially one taken from a person or animal in a very early stage of development, that can develop into any other type of cell
Translations of “stem cell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幹細胞…
in Russian стволовая клетка…
in Turkish kök hücre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干细胞…
in Polish komórka macierzysta…
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