OBO ID: GO:0043697
Term Name: cell dedifferentiation Search Ontology:
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Definition: The process in which a specialized cell loses the structural or functional features that characterize it in the mature organism, or some other relatively stable phase of the organism's life history. Under certain conditions, these cells can revert back to the features of the stem cells that were their ancestors.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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