dedifferentiation

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ differentiation

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˌdɪfəɹɛnʃɪˈeɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

dedifferentiation (plural dedifferentiations)

  1. The loss or reversal of differentiation.
  2. (biology) The biological process whereby cells revert from a specialized function to a simpler or less specialized form.

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