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Descriptive of cells that have the capacity to differentiate into all of the cells of the adult organism. A zygote is normally totipotent, but most cells of the embryo become progressively restricted in this capacity as development progresses. See pluripotent, stem cells.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Chemistry.

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