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(noun) Plural form of syncytium.

Variant: syncitia

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... is, as MrMistery already explained, a group of cells that didn't undergo division of the cell membranes, but only nuclear division. Examples of syncytia: the syncytiotrophoblast in embryogenesis, the syncytial blastoderm at the early development of Drosophila --> thus a syncytium is a mass ...

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Mon Jul 31, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on mitosis
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