Morphogen definition

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Any of various chemicals in embryonic tissue that influence the movement and organization of cells during morphogenesis by forming a concentration gradient.
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A chemical substance that regulates morphogenesis.
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Any of various chemicals in embryonic tissue that influence the movement and organization of cells during morphogenesis by forming a concentration gradient.
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Any substance that governs the movement and development of cells during morphogenesis by forming a concentration gradient in the developing tissue.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
morphogen
Plural:
morphogens