Definition of Dedifferentiated

1. Adjective. Having experienced or undergone dedifferentiation or the loss of specialization in form or function. "The hebephrenic--the most severely dedifferentiated of all schizophrenic patients"




Definition of Dedifferentiated

1. Adjective. That has undergone dedifferentiation ¹

2. Verb. (past of dedifferentiate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dedifferentiated

dedicated
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dedicatorial
dedicatories
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dedifferentiated (current term)
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dedovshchina
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Literary usage of Dedifferentiated

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"... must be dedifferentiated or undergo rejuvenescence before they can enter on a new period of development. In the plants this may occur to a greater or ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"Whenever it is desired, the epithelial cultures can be embedded in the solid plasma clot and the supposed dedifferentiated epithelial cells can be ..."

3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1915)
"... pancreas from this time forward, cells which were parts of the duct epithelium, and these cells which, with Tiberti, we must regard as dedifferentiated ..."

4. Hearts and Arteries: What Scientists Are Learning About Age and the by Caroline McNeil (1994)
"... (VSM) cells migrate to the... intima and secrete enzymes that attack... basement membrane forming... atherosclerotic lesion made up of dedifferentiated ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The impression was also obtained as in the series of Jackson (1954) that these tumours are derived from dedifferentiated adult cells, rather than from ..."

6. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The epithelial cells have not dedifferentiated. Although the strain is three months old, they grow as a pavement membrane and have kept their epithelial ..."

7. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"... while malignant, dedifferentiated tumor cells are capable of growth in the tissues of a host of the same species, but in no other. ..."

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