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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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The second effort used a construct containing the SV40 large T antigen and produced a similar immortal cell culture (UROtsa) that was easy to use and proliferated on serum-containing growth medium and required no special matrix for medium additions.
Queer Film and Video," "Homo-Economics," and "Forms of Desire"--have proliferated, as have specialized academic journals (differences, GLQ, Journal of Homosexuality, Journal of the History of Sexuality, The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, etc.
Even without the mutation typical of aggressive monoclonal lymphoma, these B-cells proliferated wildly.
to develop methods of encapsulating the proliferated islets in an immunoprotective barrier, thus enabling their transplantation into diabetic patients whose own islets have been destroyed by their immune system.
Last summer, the fungus Entomophaga maimaiga, which efficiently checks gypsy moths in its native Japan, unexpectedly proliferated in the northeastern United States.
After 20 days, the researchers counted the number of lung tumors that had developed in these mice, a measure of how aggressively the injected cells proliferated and migrated to distant body sites.
Although not malignant, the cells proliferated in the same manner as benign tumors, Sager says.
The OECD is a bi-lateral trade commission now addressing a variety of trade issues that have arisen as global e-commerce has proliferated.