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Without a doubt, stem cell research will lead to the dramatic improvement in the human condition and will benefit millions of people.
Eli Broad

Meaning of "stem cell" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STEM CELL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STEM CELL

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Stem cell is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES STEM CELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Stem cell

Stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into specialized cells and can divide to produce more stem cells. They are found in multicellular organisms. In mammals, there are two broad types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells, which are isolated from the inner cell mass of blastocysts, and adult stem cells, which are found in various tissues. In adult organisms, stem cells and progenitor cells act as a repair system for the body, replenishing adult tissues. In a developing embryo, stem cells can differentiate into all the specialized cells—ectoderm, endoderm and mesoderm —but also maintain the normal turnover of regenerative organs, such as blood, skin, or intestinal tissues. There are three known accessible sources of autologous adult stem cells in humans: ▪ Bone marrow, which requires extraction by harvesting, that is, drilling into bone, ▪ Adipose tissue, which requires extraction by liposuction, and ▪ Blood, which requires extraction through apheresis, wherein blood is drawn from the donor, and passed through a machine that extracts the stem cells and returns other portions of the blood to the donor.

Definition of stem cell in the English dictionary

The definition of stem cell in the dictionary is an undifferentiated cell that gives rise to specialized cells, such as blood cells.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STEM CELL

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stem-winder
stem-winding watch
stemhead
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WORDS THAT END LIKE STEM CELL

blood cell
brain cell
cell
death cell
dry cell
egg cell
electrolytic cell
fuel cell
germ cell
jail cell
mast cell
padded cell
primary cell
red blood cell
secondary cell
solar cell
somatic cell
standard cell
unit cell
wet cell
white blood cell

Synonyms and antonyms of stem cell in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «stem cell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STEM CELL

Find out the translation of stem cell to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stem cell from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stem cell» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

干细胞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

célula madre
570 millions of speakers

English

stem cell
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्टेम सेल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الخلايا الجذعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стволовых клеток
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

célula-tronco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্টেম সেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cellule souche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sel stem
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stammzelle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幹細胞
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

줄기세포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Stem cell
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tế bào gốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தண்டு செல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्टेम सेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kök hücre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cellula staminale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komórek macierzystych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стовбурових клітин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de celule stem
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βλαστοκυττάρων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stamsel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stamcell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stamcelle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stem cell

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STEM CELL»

The term «stem cell» is very widely used and occupies the 22.477 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STEM CELL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stem cell

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10 QUOTES WITH «STEM CELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stem cell.
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Sandy Adams
The federal and state governments should ban the use of taxpayer funds to support cloning and embryonic stem cell research.
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Sandy Adams
I am opposed to both cloning and the destruction of human embryos and adamantly opposed to funding of embryonic stem cell research.
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Tom Allen
Under current federal policy on human embryonic stem cell research, only those stem cell lines derived before August 9, 2001 are eligible for federally funded research.
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Tom Allen
Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
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Kevin J. Anderson
Sure, President Bush can say that the U.S. government won't fund stem cell research, but believe me, Japan is applauding. Because they will just do it first and get all the patents.
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David Baltimore
There are lots of other issues in policy including the stem cell issue.
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John Boehner
Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life.
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John Boehner
We can continue to make significant strides in the scientific community by exploring new stem cell research methods that do not include destroying human embryos.
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Eli Broad
Without a doubt, stem cell research will lead to the dramatic improvement in the human condition and will benefit millions of people.
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Gordon Brown
Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STEM CELL»

Discover the use of stem cell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stem cell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate: Science, Ethics, and ...
Discusses the ethical issues involved in the use of human embryonic stem cells in regenerative medicine.
Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz, Laurie Zoloth, 2001
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Fundamentals of the Stem Cell Debate: The Scientific, ...
This book encompasses the complexities without sacrificing the other main virtue of the collection: to definitively illuminate the debate for all.
Kristen R. Monroe, Ronald Baker Miller, Jerome S. Tobis, 2008
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Stem Cell Research: Medical Applications and Ethical Controversy
Explaining how stems cells can be obtained from several places including skin, bone marrow, and most usefully, embryos, this book covers all the fundamental aspects of stem cell research in an easy-to-follow manner.
Joseph Panno, 2009
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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Protocols
A group of leading stem-cell investigators describe in detail the key laboratory methods for investigating hematopoietic stem cells.
Christopher A. Klug, Craig T. Jordan, 2002
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Stem Cell Therapy
Stem cell research also involves complex ethical and legal considerations since they involve adult, foetal tissue and embryonic sources. This new book brings together leading research from throughout the world in this frontier field.
Erik V. Greer, 2006
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The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives
Alice Park takes us from stem cell's controversial beginnings to the recent electrifying promise of being able to create the versatile cells without using embryos at all.
Alice Park, 2011
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The Stem Cell Divide: The Facts, the Fiction, and the Fear ...
Looks at the stem cell controversy, covering the attempts of researchers to develop new treatments for a host of diseases and the arguments of stem cell opponents who contend that such research is against the laws of nature and religion.
Michael Bellomo, 2006
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Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation: Principles, ...
The Third Edition Has Been Updated And Revised To Reflect The Most Current Research Related To The Past, Present, And Future Of Blood And Marrow Stem Cell Transplants.
Susan Ezzone, Kim Schmit-Pokorny, 2007
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Biomaterials as Stem Cell Niche
This book is valuable for biomaterial scientists, tissue engineers, clinicians as well as stem cell biologists involved in basic research and applications of adult and embryonic stem cells.
Krishnendu Roy, 2010
10
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
The updated chapters introduce the biologic underpinnings of hematopoietic cell transplantation, basic stem cell biology, immunobiology, and histocompatibility, with emphasis on indications and results of transplantation for specific ...
Robert J. Soiffer, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STEM CELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stem cell is used in the context of the following news items.
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Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation
In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman, of the Cell Surgical Network, collects fat from a patients back as the part of an experimental stem cell procedure, ... «Fox News, May 15»
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Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer
Why are some types of cancer so much more common than others? Sometimes it's due to faulty genes inherited from one's parents and sometimes to behaviors ... «Los Angeles Times, Jan 15»
3
Family says Howe much improved
"The treatment included neural stem cells injected into the spinal canal on Day 1 and mesenchymal stem cells by intravenous infusion on Day 2," the family said. «ESPN, Dec 14»
4
Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Vision In Preliminary Human Test
Scientists are reporting the first strong evidence that human embryonic stem cells may be helping patients. The cells appear to have improved the vision in more ... «NPR, Oct 14»
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'Breakthrough' stem cell study retracted
It was hailed as a fast, easy, inexpensive and uncontroversial way to produce stem cells. Scientists took a skin cell and coaxed it into acting like an embryo, ... «CNN, Jul 14»
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Ears, noses grown from stem cells in lab dishes
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells. «CBS News, Apr 14»
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Stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata found guilty of misconduct
A young researcher who shot to fame in scientific circles when she published an apparently radical and simple way to create stem cells has been found guilty of ... «The Guardian, Apr 14»
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Study Says New Method Could Be a Quicker Source of Stem Cells
A surprising study has found that a simple acid bath might turn cells in the body into stem cells that could one day be used for tissue repair and other medical ... «New York Times, Jan 14»
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Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
The accomplishment is a long-sought step toward harnessing the potential power of embryonic stem cells to treat many human diseases. But the work also ... «NPR, May 13»
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2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
CHICAGO (AP) — A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from ... «USA TODAY, Apr 13»

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