HeLa cell line

/ˈhɛlə/ (say 'heluh)

noun
a human cell line widely used in scientific research, especially cancer research, because of the ability of the cells to divide an unlimited number of times in a laboratory culture.
Also, Hela cell line, hela cell line. {from He(nrietta) La(cks), 1921–51, US woman whose cervical cancer cells were propagated to initiate the line}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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