NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,203 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- blood stem cell
- listen (blud stem sel)
An immature cell that can develop into all types of blood cells, including white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Blood stem cells are found in the peripheral blood and the bone marrow. Also called hematopoietic stem cell.