Definition of Formative cell

1. Noun. A cell of an embryo.

Exact synonyms: Embryonic Cell
Generic synonyms: Cell
Specialized synonyms: Blastocyte, Ameloblast, Bone-forming Cell, Osteoblast, Erythroblast, Fibroblast, Neuroblast



Medical Definition of Formative cell

1. The cell's of the blastocyst; collectively, these cells give rise to the embryo. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Formative cell

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"Each formative cell then migrates along its ray towards the tip, ... In the fully formed ray the formative cell is found adherent to the extreme tip. ..."

2. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"25), continually secretes upon its surface new fibrillas of specific muscle substance until finally the remnant of the formative cell, the 'muscle corpuscle ..."

3. Lectures on Principles of Surgery by Stuart McGuire (1908)
"The cell in an organ which proliferates to form new cells, is usually called the formative cell of that organ. In connective tissue there are two distinct ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"The apical formative cell (ap.fc) sooner or later disappears, returning, ... The basal formative cell (bfc) remains at the base of the ray (Figs. ..."

5. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"... and that under certain circumstances any living cell may return to its former state, where it was an indifferent formative cell ; as a type of this ..."

6. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"The apical formative cell sooner or later disappears, returning, apparently, ... The basal formative cell remains at the base of the ray (Figure 51), ..."

7. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"The apical formative cell sooner or later disappears, returning, apparently, ... The basal formative cell remains at the base of the ray (Figure 51), ..."

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