Medical Definition of Cell determination

1. The process by which embryonic cells, previously undifferentiated, take on a specific developmental character. Although the mechanism is not fully understood, homeotic proteins coded for by certain gene sequences (the homeobox) appear to trigger the process. Genes for homeotic proteins show remarkable similarity among species. See: morphogenesis, induction, evocator. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cell Determination

cell behaviour
cell biology
cell body
cell bridges
cell centre
cell cloning
cell communication
cell compartmentation
cell count
cell culture
cell cycle
cell cycle proteins
cell cycle restriction point
cell death
cell degranulation
cell determination (current term)
cell differentiation
cell disruption
cell division
cell division cycle gene
cell division cycle mutant
cell division phases
cell divisions
cell doctrine
cell electrophoresis
cell extracts
cell fate
cell fractionation
cell fusion
cell group

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