proliferative phase


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proliferative phase

The early/preovulation half of the menstrual cycle, which is initiated by a small peak in serum FSH and histologically characterised by short glands with increased mitotic activity.

proliferative phase

The part of the menstrual cycle between the end of menstruation and the next ovulation. During this stage the womb lining (endometrium) thickens and becomes suitable for implantation of the fertilized ovum.
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(Table 1) The mean [+ or -] SEM of aged groups of 23-25 years of total leucocytes count was increased in secretory phases as compared to other aged groups of menstrual and proliferative phases of the menstrual cycle but was not statistically significant.
Pathological report of diagnostic curettage indicated that the endometrium was in the proliferative phase. After the operation, the patient's menses became normal.{Figure 2}
The mean BT of menstrual phase, proliferative phase, ovulatory phase, and secretory phase was 117.00, 116.25, 99.88, and 123.75, respectively.
Our in vivo results show an increase in I[kappa]B[alpha] levels from early proliferative to the late proliferative phase, and suggest direct or indirect estrogenic regulation of I[kappa]B[alpha] in human endometrial cells.
During the proliferative phase (7-14 days after initial insult), deterioration of pulmonary cells and the alveolar capillary membrane progresses.
The proliferative phase comprises three sub-phases; the re-epithelialization portion, the neo-vascularization portion and the collagen deposition portion.
Proliferative phase of diabetic retinopathy is found in 15% of patients after 15 years and in 50% of patients with 25 years of history of diabetic retinopathy [8].
Previous studies from our group using a method for the screening of differential gene expression have suggested that ID2, SMOC2 and PRELP expressions are altered in endometriotic lesions compared to eutopic tissues of patients with endometriosis and of patients without the disease in the early proliferative phase of the menstrual cycle (7).
Pathophysiology of hypertrophic scars involves a prolonged inflammatory and proliferative phase of wound healing after injury.
Wound healing consists of four phases: hemostasis phase, inflammation phase, proliferative phase, and maturation or differentiation phase.
Secondary subretinal neovascularization (SNV) can arise in the proliferative phase and form connections with choroidal vessels [7].
The proliferative phase involves angiogenesis, collagen deposition, connective tissue formation, and wound contraction.

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