Markert, Clement L. Department of Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Last reviewed:December 2019
- Cellular differentiation
- Cell structure
- Mechanisms of differentiation
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The process by which specialized and diversified structures arise during development of the embryo. The process involves (1) an increase in the number of cell types and (2) an increase in morphological heterogeneity through the arrangement of cells into increasingly complex structural patterns in the form of tissues and organs. See also: Histogenesis
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