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unspecialized

(ŭn-spĕsh′ə-līzd′)
adj.
1. Without specialty or specialization.
2. Having no special function: unspecialized cells.
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Specifically, two types of industry were considered: unspecialized (i.e., commodity-like products) and specialized goods manufacturers.
Similarly, cancer stem cells--believed to reside at the heart of tumors, fueling their growth--are also thought to be unspecialized and able to self-renew until they transform into new cancer cells.
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The campaign accuses the General Directorate of basing its decision solely on the opinion of the Department of Antiquities in north Lebanon, which commissioned an unspecialized employee of the Tripoli castle to move the columns using ropes and huge cranes.
In nature, embryonic development starts with a mass of unspecialized cells.
The best example of a stem cell is the bone marrow stem cell that is unspecialized and able to specialize into bone or blood cells under different signals /environment with new special function (1).
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Shiwani Moghe, a graduate student at Texas Woman's University, decided to evaluate whether blueberry polyphenols play a role in adipocyte differentiation, the process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of an adipocyte, an animal connective tissue cell specialized for the synthesis and storage of fat.
Several of the ECEM's demands include modifying Article 88 of the Constitution to address the judicial supervision of elections; banning unspecialized courts from addressing electoral disputes by designating the Higher Administrative Court as the sole judicial body that may hear such disputes; and an alteration of laws that currently grant the People's Assembly exclusive authority to determine the legitimacy of its membership.
Stem cells are unspecialized cells that are capable of differentiating into any other cell type.
This species represents a potential, i.e., unspecialized and facultative, consumer of floral tissues.