hematopoietic stem cell

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hematopoietic stem cell

n. Abbr. HSC
Any of the unspecialized, self-renewing cells that differentiate into red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets and, in mammals, are found in the bone marrow in adults and chiefly in the liver in fetuses.
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