The ability of a cell or tissue to be induced to regenerate into a complete organism.

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  • Totipotency — is the ability of a single cell to divide and produce all the differentiated cells in an organism, including extraembryonic tissues. Totipotent cells formed during sexual and asexual reproduction include spores and zygotes. Zygotes are the… …   Wikipedia

  • totipotency — totipotency. См. тотипотентность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • totipotency — noun the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development • Syn: ↑totipotence • Derivationally related forms: ↑totipotent (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • totipotency — totipotencija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ląstelės sugebėjimas diferencijuotis į visas suaugusio augalo ląsteles ir regeneruotis į augalą. atitikmenys: angl. totipotency rus. тотипотентность …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • totipotency — noun see totipotent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • totipotency — to·tip·o·ten·cy (tō tĭpʹə tən sē, tō tĭ pōtʹn sē) also to·tip·o·tence (tō tĭpʹə təns, tō tĭ pōtʹns) n. pl. to·tip·o·ten·cies, also to·tip·o·ten·ces The ability of a cell, such as an egg, to give rise to unlike cells and thus to develop into or… …   Universalium

  • totipotency — noun The ability of a cell to produce differentiated cells upon division See Also: totipotent, totipotential, totipotentiality …   Wiktionary

  • totipotency — to·ti·po·ten·cy .tōt ə pōt ən sē n, pl cies ability of a cell or bodily part to generate or regenerate the whole organism * * * to·ti·po·ten·cy (to″tĭ poґtən se) [L. totus all + potency] the ability to differentiate along any line …   Medical dictionary

  • totipotency — to·tip·o·ten·cy …   English syllables

  • totipotency, totipotence — 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; e.g., a fertilized ovum, or a small excised portion of a Planaria, which is capable of regenera …   Medical dictionary