Definition of 'stem cell'
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Stem cells from body fat has been used to produce insulin. The Sun (2016)What opportunities does stem cell research offer businesses going forward? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is also a shortage of the human eggs and embryos needed to produce stem cells. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They plan to use stem cells for testing new drugs in a process called predictive toxicology. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Heart stem cells will produce a range of heart cells. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is also an acute shortage of bone marrow and stem cell donors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Adult stem cells can produce equally good results. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The use of stem cells in healthy women undergoing cosmetic surgery is controversial. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The stem cells then encourage blood vessel growth. The Sun (2012)It paves the way for the organ to be grown with stem cells from a patient needing a transplant. The Sun (2016)The implant reflects the growing hopes for stem cells as a means of replacing damaged or diseased organs and tissues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stem cell research is advancing fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They then rebuilt them using stem cells from their blood, giving them a new immune system. The Sun (2016)The Nov gene helps to turn bone marrow stem cells into blood cells. The Sun (2007)She doesn't support stem cell research. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stem cells are the body 's building blocks and possess a unique ability to repair damaged tissue and bone. The Sun (2010)The technique works using stem cells from adult blood samples, meaning that replacement organs would not be rejected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stem cells are the body 's building blocks and have a unique ability to cling on to and repair damaged tissue. The Sun (2010)Work on the use of stem cells to produce these vital beta cells is continuing, but still lacks any timeframe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They normally contain about one third to one half of a cup of blood, which is rich in stem cells. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Because the stem cells are grown around a synthetic scaffold, patients can receive a new organ without having to wait for a suitable donor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The genes get less effective with age because of a decline in stem cells, the body 's building blocks. The Sun (2015)
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British English: stem cell NOUN
A stem cell is a type of cell that can produce other cells which are able to develop into any kind of cell in the body.
Stem-cell research is supported by many doctors.
Definition of stem cell from the Collins English Dictionary
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