1. Causing something (or someone) to exist (or live) forever.
  2. The transformation of a line of lab-cultured cells into a line which is able to grow unrestrictedly (given ample nutrients).

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Im*mor`tal*i*za"tion (?), n.

The act of immortalizing, or state of being immortalized.


© Webster 1913.

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