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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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In these groups, a gene facilitating risky "show-off" behaviors in men would have proliferated, the anthropologists suggest.
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"The message," he adds in a commentary accompanying the report in Nature, "is that the earliest forms of life may have proliferated by spreading on surfaces."
But the Diplomoceras proliferated near Seymour Island, and the new find shows that some grew quite large.
To explain such atmospheric alterations, oceanographers suggested that microscopic algae in Antarctic waters proliferated during the ice age, drawing carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and storing it in the deep sea.
Even without the mutation typical of aggressive monoclonal lymphoma, these B-cells proliferated wildly.
After 20 days, the researchers counted the number of lung tumors that had developed in these mice, a measure of how aggressively the injected cells proliferated and migrated to distant body sites.
Although not malignant, the cells proliferated in the same manner as benign tumors, Sager says.