Definition of Pluripotent

1. Adjective. Able to develop into more than one mature cell or tissue type, but not all. ¹



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Definition of Pluripotent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pluripotent

1. 1. Having the capacity to affect more than one organ or tissue. 2. Not fixed as to potential development. See: pluripotent cells. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluripotent

pluriform
pluriformity
plurigenera
plurigenus
pluriglandular
plurilateral
plurilinear
plurilingual
pluriliteral
pluriliterals
plurilocular
plurinuclear
pluriparous
pluripartite
pluripotency
pluripotent (current term)
pluripotent cells
pluripotent stem cell
pluripotential
pluripresence
pluriresistant
plurisie
plurisies
pluristratified
plurisubharmonicity
plurisy
pluroderes
pluronic
pluronic acid
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Literary usage of Pluripotent

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1. The Methodist Review (1865)
"But sure that is a plural power, a pluri- potentia, a "pluripotent cause." And yet, in contradiction to this, (and in contradiction to Beecher and all who ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"For example if a pluripotent stem cell of a given tissue is ... The carcinogenic process appears to involve the evolution of a pluripotent stem cell, ..."

3. The American Presbyterian Review by Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood (1865)
"But the will is " a pluripotent or alternative cause," and is as capable of acting in opposite directions, as a " unipotent cause" is of acting in one ..."

4. Faith and Philosophy: Discourses and Essays by Henry Boynton Smith (1886)
"But the will IB "a pluripotent or alternative cause," and is as capable of acting in opposite directions, as a " unipotent cause " is of acting in one ..."

5. Cord Blood: Establishing a National Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank Program by Emily Ann Meyer, Kristine M. Gebbie, Kathi E. Hanna (2005)
"In contrast, pluripotent stem cells are less committed and retain the potential to differentiate into most other types of cells.1 One example of a ..."

6. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"ES cells are pluripotent, ie capable of giving rise to all cell types in the embryo. In the embryonic environment, these cells participate in forming all ..."

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