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stem cell

A cell that can replicate indefinitely and which can differentiate into other cells; stem cells serve as a continuous source of new cells. Specifically, this refers to the self-regenerating cells in bone marrow, testes, embryos and umbilical cords.

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Related terms: cord blood, stem cell transplant, cord blood bank, umbilical cord blood
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