asymmetric cell division(redirected from Asymmetrical cell division)
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asymmetric cell division[¦ā·sə‚me·trik ′sel də‚vizh·ən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A phenomenon in which a mother cell divides into daughter cells that are unequal in size or cytoplasmic content, usually resulting in a different developmental fate for each.