iPS cell

/aɪ pi ˈɛs sɛl/ (say uy pee 'es sel)

noun
a type of pluripotent stem cell which is derived from a cell which is not pluripotent, such as an adult body cell, and so can be used as a substitute for an embryonic stem cell.
{i(nduced) P(luripotent) S(tem) cell}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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