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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]

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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That's not so for newts and salamanders, whose cardiac myocytes can go back and forth between immature, or primitive, states to proliferate and repair damage and then revert back into mature cells once the damage is repaired.
The absence of EGF resulted in cells that could neither proliferate nor differentiate after subculture.
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As the cells proliferate and form into new tissue, the scaffold erodes, leaving behind the desired body part.
The five integers that extend from the human trunk (arms, legs, and head) proliferate into hands, fingers, toes, ears, etc., providing Wirsum with an inexhaustible repertoire of manipulable incident.
Some theorists have predicted that under such conditions, gluons, which are particles known to suddenly emerge and disappear within nuclei, would proliferate wildly.
Rather than following a strict narrative form, Pommerer lets his motifs proliferate; archaic signs overlap with citations from comic strips.
The trauma stimulates the body's tissue-repair system to send muscle cells to the site, where they then proliferate. The stent-coating drug, called sirolimus or rapamycin, discourages both these actions, says study coauthor Jeffrey W.
Her viscous swirls and curlicues are so bold and sweepingly rhythmic that it's an additional source of pleasure to find them rooted in a myriad of microdecisions, in her accretion of a seemingly endless series of small and discrete pictorial globules that proliferate in organic effusion.
As the cells proliferate and form new tissue, the scaffold dissolves.
Each work has its own self-evident modular logic and seems able to proliferate infinitely, like modules of Minimalist sculpture.