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mul·ti·ply

(mŭl′tə-plī′)
v.
1. To increase the amount, number, or degree of.
2. To breed or propagate.

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Q. can one be allergic to multiply things and react the same?

A. if you are allergic to something that means you have a tendency to develop allergies. Your body can decide to react in the same way to other things too. It can also manifest in other way- depends on the allergen. If it's airborne, could get to bronchi and cause asthma, or to the nasal cavity and cause sneezing and mucus. Or if can cause irritation by touch. Any way, the answer is yes:)

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A: H5N1 multiplies by hijacking healthy cells and directing them to make copies of the virus.
The type of cell that multiplies and how the cancer presents itself differentiates the subtypes of lymphoma.
A fertilized egg divides and multiplies, becoming a blastocyst: a core of embryonic stem cells surrounded by a protective cell wall.