Dedifferentiated

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Definition

adjective

Describing a cell or tissue that has undergone dedifferentiation, i.e. losing specialization and reverting to performing a more generalized function.


Supplement

Word origin: de- + diffentiated.

Compare: undifferentiated, differentiated.
See also: cell differentiation.

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