mother cell

n.

A cell that divides to produce two or more daughter cells.metrocyte

Nearby words

  1. moth-eaten,
  2. mothball,
  3. mothballs,
  4. mother,
  5. mother carey's chicken,
  6. mother church,
  7. mother city,
  8. mother country,
  9. mother cyst,
  10. mother earth


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mother cell

[mŭð′ər]

See parent cell.
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