Medical Definition of Quiescent stem cell

1. A stem cell that is not at that time undergoing repeated cell cycles but that might be stimulated so to do later. For example: the satellite cells in the skeletal muscles of mammals that are quiescent myoblasts that will proliferate after wounding and give rise to more muscle cells by fusion. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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