the cessation of movement, growth, and division in cells that touch each other.
contact inhibition n.
Cessation of replication of dividing cells that come into contact.
noun 1. one of a pair of small plastic disks that are held in place over the cornea by surface tension and correct vision defects inconspicuously. noun 1. a thin convex lens, usually of plastic, which floats on the layer of tears in front of the cornea to correct defects of vision contact lens n. […]
[kon-takt-lis] /ˈkɒn tækt lɪs/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to technology or devices that use radio waves to relay identifying information to an electronic reader, so that the device does not need to be in direct contact with the reader: contactless credit and debit cards. /ˈkɒntæktlɪs/ adjective 1. without contacts 2. referring to payment systems […]
- Contact magazine
noun 1. a magazine in which to place adverts to make contacts, esp sexual ones
- Contact man
noun 1. an intermediary or go-between