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to·ti·po·ten·cy

, totipotence (tō'tē-pō'ten-sē, tō-tip'ō-tens),
The ability of a cell to differentiate into any type of cell and thus form a new organism or regenerate any part of an organism; for example, a fertilized ovum, or a small excised portion of a Planaria, which is capable of regenerating a complete new organism.
[L. totus, entire, + potentia, power]

totipotency

/to·ti·po·ten·cy/ (to″tĭ-po´ten-se) the ability to differentiate along any line or into any type of cell.totip´otenttotipoten´tial

totipotency

[tō′tipō′tənsē]
the ability of a cell, particularly a zygote, to differentiate into any of a number of specialized cells and thus form a new organism or regenerate a body part. Also called totipotence.

to·ti·po·ten·cy

, totipotence (tō-tip'ŏ-tĕn-sē, -tĕns)
The ability of a cell to differentiate into any type of cell and thus form a new organism or regenerate any part of an organism.
[L. totus, entire, + potentia, power]

totipotency

the ability of a cell or tissue to give rise to adult structures. The capacity is often lost in adult cells (particularly in animals) which, having differentiated into one specific type, cannot change to another type of cell. see GURDON, CELL DIFFERENTIATION.

totipotency (tōˈ·ti·pōˑ·ten·sē),

n ability of a cell, specifically a zygote, to develop and differentiate into a complete organism or to regenerate a body part. Also called
totipotence.