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Cell determination

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noun

The process in which a previously undifferentiated cell is already programmed to become a specific cell type by following a specified path towards cell differentiation.


Supplement

Cell determination is influenced by the action of the extracellular environment and the contents of the cell's genome. When a cell is said to be determined it means that the cell is irreversibly committed to a specific cell fate.


See also: morphogenesis, induction, evocator.


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