Stem Cells

Science / Biology / Stem Cells: Cells in bone marrow that produce lymphocytes by mitotic division.

Other Words for Stem

Stem Verb Synonyms: trunk, stalk, stock, peduncle, pedicel, petiole, shoot
Stem Adjective Synonyms: come, arise, develop, derive, issue, flow, generate, originate, spring, emanate, sprout, grow, descend, result, proceed
Stem Noun Synonyms: bows, prow, stem-post

Langerhans Cells

Science / Biology / Langerhans Cells: Epidermal cells that participate in the infiammatory response by engulfing microorganisms and releasing chemicals that mobilize immune system cells. MORE

Suppressor T Cells

Science / Biology / Suppressor T Cells: T cells that slow down and stop the immune response of B cells and other T cells. Immune system cells that shut off the antibody production when an infection is under control. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / O-Stem: A class of Old English nouns with feminine gender. MORE

NT File System (NTFS)

Technology / Computers / NT File System (NTFS): One of the file system for the Windows NT operating system (Windows NT also supports the FAT file system). NTFS has features to improve reliability, such as transaction logs to help recover from disk MORE

Open Circulatory System

Science / Biology / Open Circulatory System: A system in which the circulating fluid is not enclosed in vessels at all times; found in insects, crayfish, some mollusks, and other invertebrates. MORE

Open System

Entertainment / Literature / Open System: A system that can be adjusted for new functions or purposes, and hence produce new and unpredicted results. Human language is an example of an open system. To a lesser extent, so is XML code (extensib MORE