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stem cellnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstem ˌsel/
biology a ​type of cell that is ​able to ​divide to ​produce more cells, or to ​develop into a cell that has a ​particularpurpose
(Definition of stem cell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stem cell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 干细胞…
in Turkish kök hücre…
in Russian стволовая клетка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幹細胞…
in Polish komórka macierzysta…
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