Etymology
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totipotent (adj.)

1896, from Latin toti-, combining form of totus "whole" (see total (adj.)) + potent. Perhaps immediately from German totipotent, which is attested by 1893. Related: Totipotency.

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of totipotent from WordNet

totipotent (adj.)
having the ability to give rise to unlike cells;
embryonic stem cells are totipotent
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