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Search Results for: multipotent

Multipotent

Definition adjective Having the ability to differentiate to a limited number of cell fates or into closely related family of... Read More

Monocytopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: monocytopoieses The hematopoiesis of monocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming... Read More

Proerythroblast

Definition noun, plural: proerythroblasts A progenitor cell that arises from the CFU-e, and then develops to become an... Read More

Erythroblast

Definition noun, plural: erythroblasts A nucleated red blood cell that develops into a reticulocyte Supplement The blood... Read More

Red blood cell

Definition noun, plural: red blood cells The blood cell containing hemoglobin and functions primarily to transport... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Blood cell

Definition noun, plural: blood cells Any of the cells in blood, i.e. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) or a white blood cell... Read More

Thrombopoietin

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoietins A glycoprotein hormone produced by liver and kidney associated with the production... Read More

Lymphopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of lymphocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Monoblast

Definition noun, plural: monoblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promonocyte Supplement Hematopoiesis is the... Read More

Erythropoiesis

Definition noun, plural: erythropoieses The hematopoiesis of red blood cells Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of... Read More

Thrombopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoieses (1) Thrombocytopoiesis, i.e. the process of producing thrombocytes (2)... Read More

Common lymphoid progenitor cell

Definition noun The progenitor cell in the lymphoid lineage capable of differentiating into lymphocyte and lymphoid... Read More

CFU-GEMM

Definition noun A stem cell capable of differentiating into granulocyte, erythrocyte, monocyte, and... Read More

Megakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: megakaryocytes A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More

Promegakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: promegakayocytes A precursor cell in the thrombocytic series that arises from a megakaryoblast and... Read More

Megakaryoblast

Definition noun, plural: megakaryoblasts A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More

Potency

Definition noun (general) The ability or capacity to perform something. (biology) The ability of a stem cell to... Read More

Unipotent cell

Definition noun The cell that has the ability to self-renew but gives rise to only one type of cell or tissue. Supplement An... Read More

Totipotent

Definition adjective Having the ability to differentiate into all cell types. Supplement For example, the zygote and early... Read More

Pluripotent

Definition adjective Capable of affecting many cells, organs or tissues. (biology) Pertaining to the ability of a cell to... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

White blood cell

Definition noun, plural: white blood cells Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, with a primary role in the... Read More

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Totipotent cell

Definition noun The cell that is capable of developing into any cell type. Supplement In a developing embryo, totipotent... Read More

CMP

Definition noun (biochemistry) Abbreviation for cytidine monophosphate (cell biology) Abbreviation for the common myeloid... Read More