Definitions

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  • v. To remove cells or cellular material from (such as from an organ or tissue)

Etymologies

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de- + cellular + -ize

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  • Sorry, I stand corrected.

    June 10, 2009

  • demobilise, please.

    June 10, 2009

  • Or in England, demobilize.

    June 10, 2009

  • I decellularized my son when his grades dropped last quarter. No more cell phone...

    June 8, 2009

  • Taylor . . . now wants to repeat the achievement on a much larger scale, by "decellularising" hearts, livers and other organs taken either from human cadavers or from larger animals such as pigs, and coating them in stem cells harvested from people.

    New Scientist, 6 June 2009

    June 8, 2009