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blas·to·gen·e·sis

 (blăs′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
1. The transformation of small lymphocytes into larger cells that are capable of undergoing mitosis.
2. The development of an embryo during cleavage and germ layer formation.
3. Reproduction of an organism by budding.

blas′to·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), blas′to·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

blastogenesis

(ˌblæstəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
1. (Biology) the theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted only by germ plasm. See also pangenesis
2. (Biology) asexual reproduction, esp budding
ˌblastoˈgenic, ˌblastogeˈnetic adj

blastogenesis

the theory that hereditary characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm. Cf. pangenesis. — blastogenetic, adj.
See also: Heredity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blastogenesis - asexual reproduction by budding
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
2.blastogenesis - theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm
theory - a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena; "theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses"; "true in fact and theory"
Translations
blastogenèse
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Dissection of adults and buds away from the marginal ampullae during their midcycle blastogenic stage (i.
Fiske and Adams (1985) observed non-significant differences in the lymphocyte blastogenic responses of steers fed hypo- and hyper-alimented diets to concanavalinA and pokeweed.
2001) noted that blastogenic activity of lymphocytes decrease in bulls suffering from persisting cutaneous papillomatosis and use of autologous vaccine led to continual regression of the tumors and gradual elevation of lymphocytic activity.
The stimulation index revealed that all the biomaterials when used with conA showed moderate suppression of blastogenic effect of ConA, while suppression was greater when biomaterial was used alone without ConA.
They demonstrated immune dysfunction as evidenced by low NK cell activity and low lymphocyte blastogenic responses to T- and B-cell mitogens.
In cell-mediated immunity a decrease in folate is correlated to a decreased blastogenic response of T-lymphocytes to specific mitogens, while its impact upon humoral immunity is correlated to a decreased response to multiple antigens, (40) both of which result in immune alterations with deficiency.
Preliminary observations on the effects of the Chinese medicinal herbs Astragalus membranaceus and Ligustrum lucidum on lymphocyte blastogenic response.
Accessory Function of Kupffer Cells in the Antigen Especific Blastogenic Response of an L3T4+ T-lymphocyte Clone to Listeria monocytogenes.
05), the blastogenic response to PHA decreased as a function of concentration (p<.
Seasonal differences in the rhythmicity of human male and female lymphocyte blastogenic responses.
Shipping suppresses lymphocyte blastogenic responses in Angus and Brahmin Cross Angus feeder calves.
A positive result on lymphocyte blastogenic or mitogenic response assays, for example, LRA by ELISA/ACT, can be due to one of three causes.