1. [ noun ] (biology,anatomy) any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes
Synonyms: somatic_cell

"somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";

Related terms: cell muscle_cell phagocyte visual_cell bone_cell neoplastic_cell stem_cell fat_cell nerve_cell Schwann_cell neurogliacyte blood_cell mast_cell hybridoma epithelial_cell target_cell skin_cell
Similar spelling:   vegetational