maturation arrest


The cessation of complete differentiation of cells at an immature stage.

Nearby words

  1. multiple drill,
  2. multiple factor,
  3. multiple factors,
  4. multiple fission,
  5. multiple fracture,
  6. multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle,
  7. multiple independently targeted re-entry vehicle,
  8. multiple integral,
  9. multiple lentigines syndrome,
  10. multiple listing

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