Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling embryonic cells

Etymologies

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embryonic +‎ -like

Examples

  • These embryoniclike cells can be coaxed, through a cocktail of chemicals, to become specialized.

    The Seattle Times

  • They are the result of the discovery, several years ago, that ordinary skin cells can be reprogrammed into embryoniclike cells, called iPS cells.

    The Seattle Times

  • In 2007, Shinya Yamanaka at Kyoto University in Japan made a landmark discovery by turning skin cells into embryoniclike stem cells, sending waves of relief through a field that had faced much resistance.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • But no one, until now, was able to roll the clock all the way back to the embryoniclike stage.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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