dedifferentiate

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dedifferentiate

[dee-dif-uh-ren-shee-eyt]
verb (used without object), dedifferentiated, dedifferentiating. Biology.
to undergo dedifferentiation.

Origin:
1915–20; back formation from dedifferentiation

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Ideally, that protein would start a cascade of genetic instructions, which in turn would prompt a cell to dedifferentiate.
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