Definition of Immortalization

1. n. The act of immortalizing, or state of being immortalized.



Definition of Immortalization

1. Noun. The act of immortalizing, or state of being immortalized. ¹

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Definition of Immortalization

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Medical Definition of Immortalization

1. The ability of a genetically engineered cell line to reproduce indefinitely The cells escape from the normal limitation on growth of a finite number of division cycles (the Hayflick limit), by variants in animal cell cultures and cells in some tumours. Immortalisation in culture may be spontaneous, as happens particularly readily in mouse cells or induced by mutagens or by transfection of certain oncogenes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Immortalization

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1. The Problem of Immortality by Emmanuel Pétavel-Olliff (1892)
"By the restoration of the interior hierarchy, man again becomes capable of immortalization—VIII. Justification and sanctification by the Holy Spirit, ..."

2. Fifty Years Among Authors, Books and Publishers by James Cephas Derby (1884)
"Publisher, Author and Artist—Two Little Cherubs with a big load to carry—immortalization of Miss Flora ..."

3. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"The "immortalization of dead warriors" idea can be quite a powerful incentive to engage in Holy War. ... immortalization was probably what drove the ..."

4. The Autobiography of John Galt by John Galt (1833)
"The poetical embalmment, or rather amber immortalization. —Id." " § Sitting amidst the shrouds and rattlings, ..."

5. The Theological and Literary Journal (1859)
"... either by a resurrection, or by a glorification or immortalization of their living bodies. But it cannot be by a resurrection from death in glory, ..."

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