Definition of Differentiated

1. Adjective. Made different (especially in the course of development) or shown to be different. "The regionally differentiated results"

2. Adjective. Exhibiting biological specialization; adapted during development to a specific function or environment.
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Specialised, Specialized

Definition of Differentiated

1. Verb. (past of differentiate) ¹

2. Adjective. (biology of a cell or tissue) That has taken on a specialized form and function ¹

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Definition of Differentiated

1. differentiate [v] - See also: differentiate

Medical Definition of Differentiated

1. The similarity between a normal cell and the cancer cell, defines what degree of change has occurred. Cancer cells that are well differentiated are close to the original cell and are usually less aggressive. Poorly differentiated cells have changed more and are more aggressive. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Differentiated

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differentiated (current term)
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differently abled

Literary usage of Differentiated

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1. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The highly differentiated muscles may, indeed, contract each by itself in the ... Here, then, we have a complex situation ; the differentiated muscles which ..."

2. The Teacher and His Staff: Differentiating Teaching Roles: Report of the by Thomas Charles Bridges, H Hessell Tiltman, National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards (U.S.) (1909)
"Moreover, the direct participation of teacher education students in the differentiated roles assigned to team members would challenge the uniformity of ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Analyses by histologie subtype showed lower risks for poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma and higher risks for poorly differentiated ..."

4. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"Some simple dikes exhibit segregation of magmatic elements after injection and may be described as differentiated dikes (Figs. 22, 23, and 24). ..."

5. A Student's Philosophy of Religion by William Kelley Wright (1922)
"CHAPTER IV RELIGION differentiated I—The Baganda As representative of savage religion after it has become a fully differentiated human interest with ..."

6. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1918)
"Some attempts have been made to arrange these imperfectly differentiated fevers on a clinical basis; but, until their causes have been discovered and, ..."

7. The System of the Vedânta: According to Bâdarâyaṇa's Brahma-sûtras and by Paul Deussen (1912)
"The differentiated and undifferentiated Brahman Sutras 8, 2, 11—21. Concerning Brahman there are, ..."

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