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cell lineage

  1. biology the developmental history of a tissue or part of an organism from particular cells in the fertilized egg or embryo through to their fully differentiated state
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Historical Examples of cell lineage

  • The work on cell-lineage which has been so actively pursued in America may be mentioned here.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3