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pro·lif·er·ate

(prō-lif'ĕr-āt),
To grow and increase in number by means of reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]

proliferate

(prə-lĭf′ə-rāt′)
v. prolifer·ated, prolifer·ating, prolifer·ates
v.intr.
To grow or multiply by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring.

pro·lif′er·a′tion n.
pro·lif′er·a′tive adj.
pro·lif′er·a′tor n.

pro·lif·er·ate

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-āt)
To grow and increase in number by means of reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]

proliferate

grow/increase in number

pro·lif·er·ate

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-āt)
To grow and increase in number by reproduction of similar forms.
[L. proles, offspring, + fero, to bear]
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That's not so for newts and salamanders, whose cardiac myocytes can go back and forth between immature, or primitive, states to proliferate and repair damage and then revert back into mature cells once the damage is repaired.
However, once the cells were confluent, the serum-free cultures continued to proliferate and formed raised, three-dimensional interactive structures with one another in many areas of the flask.
The ability of the cancer cells to proliferate is a testament to the effectiveness of the new coating we have developed for the Cell Carriers in approximating the appropriate environment required for the cells to act responsively.
The information in this release includes certain forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding launches of titles with western content on new carriers, our ability to produce other mobile games and proliferate content on a global scale, the timing of future game releases, gamer demographics, the quality of future games, and our partnership with All England Tennis Club.
There's evidence that these elements can somehow proliferate without sex.
Octalica's membership is a welcome event as additional chip vendors will help proliferate the MoCA standard and drive down costs for OEM's, service providers and the end consumer," said Ladd Wardani, president of MoCA.
Satellite and shipboard observations indicated that the phytoplankton continued to proliferate until late January 2002 but then died out by early March.
Software Suite Offerings Proliferate Complexity, But Help Is on the Way: Enter Microkernel-Style Extensible Software Platforms, by Yefim Natis.
Later, heart-muscle cells proliferate, and these eventually replace the excised portion.
Growers claim that the import plan was delayed only after studies showed that nine avocado pests, including the potentially devastating Mediterranean fruit fly and the seed and stem borer weevils, proliferate in Mexican orchards.
A vascular disrupting agent, like CA4P or OXi4503, could be used to cause rapid and massive destruction of the central tumor region, while an anti-angiogenic agent would prevent the onset of neovascularization, or regrowth of blood vessels that enable a tumor to survive and proliferate after cancer therapy, from the viable tumor rim.
Scientists now report that cord-blood stem cells proliferate rapidly when the blood is cultured with a protein called Delta-1 and a combination of growth enhancers.