Cell lineage

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Cell lineage

(Science: cell culture, embryology) The lineage of a cell relates to its derivation from the undifferentiated tissues of the embryo.

Committed embryonic progenitors give rise to a range of differentiated cells: in principle it should be possible to trace the ancestry lineage) of any adult cell.