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proliferation

 [pro-lif″ĕ-ra´shun]
the reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells. See also hyperplasia and hypertrophy. adj., adj prolif´erative, prolif´erous.

pro·lif·er·a·tion

(prō-lif'ĕr-ā'shŭn),
Growth and reproduction of similar cells.

proliferation

/pro·lif·er·a·tion/ (pro-lif″er-a´shun) the reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells.prolif´erativeprolif´erous

proliferation

[-lif′ərā′shən]
Etymology: L, proles, offspring, ferre, to bear
the reproduction or multiplication of similar forms. The term is usually applied to increases of cells or cysts. proliferate, v., proliferative, prolific, adj.

proliferation

Multiplication of cells or organisms. See Autonomous proliferation, Cell proliferation, Systemic immunoblastic proliferation.

pro·lif·er·a·tion

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Growth and reproduction of similar cells.

proliferation

Multiplication. The process of increasing in number by reproduction.

pro·lif·er·a·tion

(prŏ-lif'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Growth and reproduction of similar cells.

proliferation (prōlif´ərā´shən),

n growth by reproduction of similar cells.
proliferation, epithelial,
n a characteristic finding in inflammatory lesions affecting the gingival tissues; consists of hyperplasia of the pocket epithelium, with extension and elongation of epithelial rete pegs into the submucosa. Accompanying the hyperplastic changes in the crevicular epithelium, it is noticed that the epithelial attachment proliferates onto and alongside the cementum. Also, the multiplication of epithelial cells resulting either in increased thickness or new epithelial covering of a wound or an ulcer. See also pocket, periodontal.

proliferation

the reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells.
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is going to have moral authority in dealing with proliferation threats in other nations, such as Iran, it must do a better job of taking responsible steps in relation to proliferation threats in our own backyard.
A diet high in flaxseed (40% of the diet, w/w) significantly decreased mitogen stimulated splenocyte proliferation in pregnant and F1 generation rats; however, defatted flaxseed meal or a lower concentration of flaxseed (20% of the diet, w/w) did not change the lymphocyte proliferation?
The PSI provides committed states with a framework for coordinating counter proliferation activities to thwart proliferators' increasingly sophisticated tactics.
Human lung fibroblasts exposed to 2,4-D and MCPA showed a slight increase in proliferation at low concentrations (104 % and 112% at 3[micro]M, respectively compared to control at 100%) although for 2,4-D this increase was not significant.
Conclusion: We report for the first time that the complex IL-6/IL-6 receptor plays a key role in the increased production of IL-10 in MM cell lines leading to proliferation.
Inspired by the suggestion that he should write a book on WMD proliferation "for the average person," Graham has provided an easily read and brilliantly executed executive summary encompassing a brief overview of the history of weapons proliferation, the current status of this critical issue, and an irrefutable argument for the need to take immediate action against the spread of WMDs.
Declining proliferation is a cause of mammalian aging," says Sharpless.
The non-nuclear members of the NPT have a duty not to engage in the proliferation of nuclear weapons, while the nuclear weapons states have a duty to engage in negotiations leading to the elimination of their nuclear weapons.
Crafted in the style of montage, Schonegevel's visually engaging, rhetorically forceful hour-long documentary unleashes a battery of cinematic modes and techniques--from dramatization, straight narrative, and interviews to animation and archival footage--to recount and interrogate in evocative terms the events surrounding the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the current landscape of nuclear proliferation, and their implications for our collective future.
BETWEEN THE LINES: The Bush administration is correct in acknowledging that China has engaged in nuclear weapons proliferation.
Although both Bush and ElBaradei recommend concrete steps to address concerns about nuclear material and technological sources, their approaches to the overall proliferation threat are dramatically different.
Synovial proliferation and bone erosion were positively correlated; bone marrow edema and soft tissue changes were negatively correlated.
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