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 (tō-tĭp′ə-tənt, tō′tĭ-pōt′nt)
Relating to a cell, especially a fertilized egg, that is capable of differentiating into an unlimited number of specialized cell types.

to·tip′o·ten·cy n.
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Noun1.totipotency - the ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part; "animal cells lose their totipotency at an early stage in embryonic development"
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment


, totipotence
n. totipotencia, habilidad de una célula de regenerarse o desarrollarse en otro tipo de célula.