cell fusion

cell fusion

noun Biology.
the merging of two or more cells into a single cell.

Origin:
1970–75

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cell fusion n.
The nondestructive merging of the contents of two cells by artificial means, resulting in a heterokaryon that will reproduce genetically alike, multinucleated progeny for a few generations.

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