CELL-CELL INTERACTIONS

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n. the direct interaction between two neighboring cells. These are intercellular interactions, in contrast to those between a cell and its extracellular matrix. In embryonic development, it enables each cell to influence the growth and differentiation of another. Also called cell interactions.

CELL-CELL INTERACTIONS: "Because they are biological interactions, cell-cell interactions are critical to the function of living tissue."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CELL-CELL INTERACTIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cell-cell-interactions/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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