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multipotent

(mŭl-tĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Relating to a stem cell that is capable of differentiating into a limited number of specialized cell types.

mul·tip′o·ten·cy (-tən-sē) n.

multipotent

adjective Referring to a cell or tissue able to form several different kinds of cells or tissues.

multipotent

(mŭl-tĭp′ă-tĕnt)
Of stem cells, having the ability to differentiate into several types of specialized cells.
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The paper, Nanoscale surfaces for the long-term maintenance of mesenchymalstem cell phenotype and multipotency, was published in the journal Nature Materials.
Vital dye labeling of Xenopus laevis trunk neural crest reveals multipotency and novel pathways of migration.
The stem cells from the testes seem to hover in a gray area between true pluripotency and the more limited, tissue-specific multipotency exhibited by many types of adult stem cells.
Long-term maintenance of MSC multipotency in culture 151