stem cell

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stem cell

Histology an undifferentiated cell that gives rise to specialized cells, such as blood cells

Stem Cell

 

a cell in the continuously renewing tissues of animals that is capable of developing in different directions, within the limits of tissue differentiation.

stem cell

[′stem ‚sel]
(embryology)
A formative cell.
(histology)
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In addition, decreasing the number of normal stem cells - unspecialised cells that can give rise to any type of cell in that organ - can decrease the risk of cancer.
The proliferating Muller glia cells first transformed into unspecialised cells, something that the researchers were able to detect by checking for chemical markers that indicate progenitor cells.