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Cell C.,Differ,Meios

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Cyclin any of a number of proteins associated with the cycle of cell division that are thought to initiate certain processes of mitosis.
Growth Factor a naturally occurring substance capable of stimulating cellular growth
Apoptosis the death of cells that occurs as a normal and controlled part of an organism's growth or development.
Cancer A disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissue.
Tumor a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammation, caused by an abnormal growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant.
Embryo an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development
Differentiation a cell becomes specialized in order to perform a specific function
totipotent of an immature or stem cell) capable of giving rise to any cell type or (of a blastomere) a complete embryo.
blastocyst a mammalian blastula in which some differentiation of cells has occurred
pluripotent (of an immature or stem cell) capable of giving rise to several different cell types
Stem Cell an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism that is capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type, and from which certain other kinds of cell arise by differentiation
multipotent cells that can develop into more than one cell type
Created by: jmccarth