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Term:
oligodendrocyte cell fate specification (GO:0021778)
Annotations: Rat: (5) Mouse: (5) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (4)
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oligodendrocyte cell fate specification +   
The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into an oligodendrocyte in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway. Upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed.

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_15jun06

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