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Stem cells

Primitive (early) cells found primarily in the bone marrow that are capable of developing into the three types of mature blood cells present in blood red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

 

Stem-Cells

A"generalized" cell whose division results in other specialized cells. Its descendents have the potential to develop into several different types of mature cells. Original cell from which megakaryocytes (giant cells from which mature blood platelets originate), red blood cells, and white cells develop in the bone marrow.
 Compare with: Allogenic-Bone-Marrow-Transplant Compare with: Autologous-Bone-Marrow-Transplant Compare with: Bone-Marrow-Transplant Compare with: Stem-Cell-Transplant

 

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