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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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Comparing the steady state value of P without CTA and HIA treatment (trace 1) with the number of P in the presence of CTA (trace 2), we see that CTA treatment alone causes a drastic decrease in the number of proliferating stem cells approximately 5 days after CTA is administered.
The presence of abrupt keratinization, minimal pleomorphism, low mitotic activity, sharp circumscription, foci indistinguishable from a trichilemmal cyst, calcification, and absence of a premalignant lesion such as actinic keratosis help to differentiate proliferating trichilemmal tumor from squamous cell carcinoma.
The cells actually stopped proliferating," said Yokoyama, adding, "If you had to predict the outcome, you would've predicted exactly the opposite of what occurred.
Indeed, tumor cells that get rid of their double minute chromosomes often have greater difficulty proliferating or become more vulnerable to cancer drugs.
Adult entertainment businesses are proliferating in Los Angeles as never before, both in number and variety,'' Miscikowski said, adding that the new businesses could be responsible for increases in crime and ``the deterioration of the quality of life in or adjacent to the neighborhoods where these businesses are located.
This hypothetical complex may monitor the integrity of DNA in rapidly proliferating or differentiating cells, propose Bradley and other scientists.
Laws requiring companies to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) are proliferating throughout the world.
Despite the lack of overwhelming success, additional promotional music download campaigns are proliferating throughout the US.
Since the proliferating genetic bits are trios of nucleotides, the fundamental building blocks of DNA, investigators call these disorders triplet repeat diseases.
the leader in messaging security, today announced that the IronMail(R) appliance had not exposed any of its customers to the Zotob worm, a rapidly spreading virus that began proliferating this week exploiting a new vulnerability in Microsoft(R) Windows operating system.