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Definition of the noun totipotence

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noun

  1. the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of totipotence: totipotency
    • more generic word: ability = the quality of being able to perform

Alternative definition of the noun totipotence

noun

  1. See Totipotency.

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Google previewGenetics For Dummies (2010)

by Tara Rodden Robinson

Totipotence means that stem cells can turn into any kind of tissue, from brain to muscle to bone, just to name a few.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

T&TVT-Tafe; RHR assum £1 Quial Totipotence. See Totipotency.

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

the Roman god of the sea sapientipotence wisdom; having great wisdom or power deriving from knowledge solipotence uniqueness; the sole power totipotence (1)completion; the ability of a cell to differentiate into a complete organism or ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1911)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

totipotence (to-tip'o-tens), H. [totipoten(t) + -cf.] In biol., the capacity to generate or regenerate the whole. An egg or a bud which may become a complete organism, or a fragment of the leaf of a begonia which may give rise to a complete plant, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

vL totipotence (to-tip'o-tens), n. {totipotent) + -ce.] In biol., the capacity to generate or regenerate the whole. An egg or a bud which may become a complete organism, or a fragment of the leaf of a begonia which may give rise to a complete ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

totipotence (tó-tip'ö-tens), n. [totipoten(t) + -ce.] In biol., the capacity to generate or regenerate the whole. An egg or a bud which may become a complete organism, or a fragment of the leaf of a begonia which may give rise ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

totipotence (to-tip'o-tens), n. [totipoten(t) + ce.] In biol., the capacity to generate or regenerate the whole. An egg or a bud which may become a complete organism, or a fragment of the leaf of a begonia which may give rise to ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

totipotence (tò-tip'o-tens), n. [totipoten(f) + -ce.] In biol., the capacity to generate or regenerate the whole. An egg or a bud which may become a complete organism, or a fragment of the leaf of a begonia which may give rise to a complete ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

a combination of fields that may be used in extensive stage IV Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas Total parenteral nutrition see TPN Totipotence The ability of a usually primitive cell to express the entire range of its genetic information ...

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