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unipotent[u-nip´o-tent] (unipotential [u″nĭ-po-ten´shal]) having only one power, as giving rise to cells of one order only.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Referring to those cells that produce a single type of daughter cell; for example, a unipotent stem cell. Compare: pluripotent cells.
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Capable of developing into only one type of cell or tissue.
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