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Medical Term:

progenitor cell


Definition: unipotential hemopoietic stem cell located in bone marrow; give rise to a single cell line (e.g., erythrocytes); resembling lymphocytes, considered part of null cell (q.v.) population.

See Also: stem cell, null cells

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