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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.
Now, more and more scientists are turning to stem cells because they can proliferate rapidly and grow into a variety of cell types.
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.
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.
Nonetheless, the e-mails with such tales proliferate.
As Web services specifications and standards proliferate, select those with the most impact.
Traces of two large families of transposable elements that copy themselves and proliferate when a species reproduces sexually showed up in most of the animals but not in the bdelloid rotifers, the researchers reported in 2000.
Officials said they expected such schemes to proliferate as sophisticated World Wide Web site operators employ the growing telephone systems of underdeveloped nations to defraud naive Internet users.
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.
Cyclonic eddies--those that rotate in the same direction as a cyclone, which is counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and in the opposite direction in the Southern Hemisphere--usually bring relatively cold, nutrient-filled waters to the ocean's upper, sunlit layers, where phytoplankton can proliferate.