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  • 1Inner cell mass — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 6 GrayPage = 46 Caption = Blastocyst with an inner cell mass and trophoblast. Caption2 = System = CarnegieStage = 3 Days = 6 Precursor = blastocyst GivesRiseTo = epiblast, hypoblast… …

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  • 2inner cell mass — in·ner cell mass .in ər n the portion of the blastocyst of a mammalian embryo that is destined to become the embryo proper * * * embryoblast …

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  • 3inner cell mass — A group of cells found in the mammalian blastocyst that give rise to the embryo and are potentially capable of forming all tissues, embryonic and extra embryonic, except the trophoblast …

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  • 4inner cell mass — noun : the portion of the blastodermic vesicle of a primate embryo that is destined to become the embryo proper …

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  • 5Cell potency — Pluripotent, embryonic stem cells originate as inner mass cells within a blastocyst. The stem cells can become any tissue in the body, excluding a placenta. Only the morula s cells are totipotent, able to become all tissues and a placenta. The… …

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  • 6Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …

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  • 7Cell (biology) — Allium cells in different phases of the cell cycle …

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  • 8mass — 1. A lump or aggregation of coherent material. SYN: massa [TA]. 2. In pharmacy, a soft solid preparation containing an active medicinal agent, of such consistency that it can be divided into small pieces and rolled into pills. 3. One of the seven …

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  • 9Mass racial violence in the United States — Mass racial violence, also called race riots can include such disparate events as: attacks on Irish Catholics, the Chinese and other immigrants in the 19th century. attacks on Italian immigrants in the early 20th century, and Mexicans and Puerto… …

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  • 10cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …

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  • 11Cell nucleus — HeLa cells stained for the cell nucleus DNA with the Blue Hoechst dye. The central and rightmost cell are in interphase, thus their entire nuclei are labeled. On the left, a cell is going through mitosis and its DNA has condensed ready for… …

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  • 12Mass surveillance — A closed circuit television camera. Mass surveillance is the pervasive surveillance of an entire population, or a substantial fraction thereof. Modern governments today commonly perform mass surveillance of their citizens, explaining that they… …

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  • 13Cell cycle — For the separation of chromosomes that occurs as part of the cell cycle, see mitosis. For the Academic journal, see Cell Cycle. Each turn of the cell cycle divides the chromosomes in a cell nucleus. The cell cycle, or cell division cycle, is the… …

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  • 14Cell membrane — Illustration of a Eukaryotic cell membrane The cell membrane or plasma membrane is a biological mem …

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  • 15stem cell — Cell Biol. a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells. [1880 85] * * * ▪ biology Introduction  an undifferentiated… …

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  • 16List of topics in cell biology — Cell invokes a major branch of theory and research known variously as cell biology, cellular biology or cytology. The study of cell tissues is known as histology. Cell types are often referred to using the suffixes blast, clast, cyte, especially… …

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  • 17Stem cell — Mouse embryonic st …

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  • 18Science and Ethics of Embryonic Stem Cell Research — ▪ 2000 by Lori P. Knowles and Eric Parens       At the end of 1998, almost simultaneously, one team of researchers announced that it had isolated human embryonic stem (ES) cells and another announced that it had isolated human embryonic germ (EG) …

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  • 19Programmed cell death — (or PCD) is death of a cell in any form, mediated by an intracellular program.[1][2] PCD is carried out in a regulated process which generally confers advantage during an organism s life cycle. PCD serves fundamental functions during both plant… …

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  • 20Embryonic stem cell — Embryonic stem cells (ES cells) are stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of an early stage embryo known as a blastocyst. Human embryos reach the blastocyst stage 4 5 days post fertilization, at which time they consist of 50 150 cells.… …

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