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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of developing into only one type of cell or tissue.

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  • Powerful or effective in only one way or direction.

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  • adjective biology Having the capacity to develop into only one type of cell or tissue
  • adjective mathematics Having a single idempotent element

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  • EPO stimulates the production of mature erythrocytes by mediating the survival, proliferation and differentiation of unipotent erythroid progenitor cells, called erythroblasts.

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  • EPO stimulates the production of mature erythrocytes by mediating the survival, proliferation and differentiation of unipotent erythroid progenitor cells, called erythroblasts.

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  • Panel A shows a symmetric division of a neuronal unipotent progenitor.

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  • Having power in one way only; capable of developing only in one direction or to one end product.

    May 12, 2008