"Adult Stem Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Tissue-specific stem cells (also known as Somatic Stem Cells) that appear during fetal development and remain in the body throughout life. The key functions of adult stem cells are to maintain and repair the specific tissues where they reside (e.g. skin or blood).
|Adult Stem Cells
- Adult Stem Cells
- Adult Stem Cell
- Stem Cells, Adult
- Adult Somatic Stem Cells
- Somatic Adult Stem Cells
- Somatic Stem Cells
- Somatic Stem Cell
- Stem Cell, Somatic
- Stem Cells, Somatic
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