As an adjective pluripotent
is able to develop into more than one mature cell or tissue type, but not all.
Able to develop into more than one mature cell or tissue type, but not all.
*2011 , Terence Allen and Graham Cowling, The Cell: A Very Short Introduction , Oxford 2011, p. 99:
*:As the embryo grows, ‘pluripotent ’ stem cells appear, which are limited in their potency.
(biology) human pluripotent stem cell