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cell fusion

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
cell fusion

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The fusion of two or more cells to form a mutinucleated cell (as in skeletal muscle) or the fusion of egg and sperm to form a zygote (in which case there is also nuclear fusion). Cell fusion can be induced artificially using ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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