Differentiated

Definition

adjective

Describing a cell or tissue that experienced or has undergone differentiation, i.e. the form and function are altered from being generalized to being more specific.


Supplement

Word origin: ML differentiātus distinguished.

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


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