Undifferentiated

Definition

adjective

(biology, embryology) Of, or describing a cell that has not yet acquired a special structure and function; pertaining to an immature cell or a primitive cell.

(botany) Pertaining to an undeveloped plant body, such as that of the thallophytes.


Supplement

Word origin: un- not + differentiated.

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


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