bipotentiality


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Related to bipotentiality: hemiapraxia

bi·po·ten·ti·al·i·ty

 (bī′pə-tĕn′shē-ăl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1.
a. The capacity to act, function, or develop in either of two possible ways.
b. The capacity to function either as a male or a female.
2. The condition of having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditism.
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These authors have postulated that the presence of NF in neoplastic glial cells may either reflect aberrant expression or indicate bipotentiality.
In addition to the antigenic profile and methods of purification of the cells, novel culture conditions were described that permit expansion of a single hepatic stem cell to a colony of cells containing both hepatocytes and bile duct cells, the most rigorous proof of the clonality and bipotentiality of the cells.