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OBO ID: GO:0000768
Term Name: syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cell fusion
  • cell-cell fusion
Definition: The formation of a syncytium, a mass of cytoplasm containing several nuclei enclosed within a single plasma membrane, by the fusion of the plasma membranes of two or more individual cells.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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