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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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The EU's policy on the proliferation of WMD was first presented in an incipient form in 1980.
There is probably not much good in the proliferation of parasites for salmon and those who eat them.
Let us be worthy of the historic opportunity that we have to restrict the proliferation of nuclear weapons until their total elimination," the Bulgarian Foreign Minister concluded.
The parties consider that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery, both to state and non-state actors, represents one of the most serious threats to international stability and security.
However, cell proliferation was significantly decreased or blocked as hydrogen peroxide increases.
The PSI Principles also recognize the value in cooperative action and encourage participating countries to work together to apply intelligence, [diplomacy], law enforcement, military, and other capabilities to prevent WMD-related transfers to states and non-state actors of proliferation concern.
Proliferation was measured by UV/VIS spectrometer as a wavelength of 570nm.
Many social and political challenges are involved in combating proliferation of weapons, from analyzing intelligence data for accuracy to understanding how technology transfers and how security policies are directed and implemented.
policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles that could deliver them.
We thought p16 was an unequivocal good guy, but this protein can also shut down the proliferation of good cells.
Ventricular hypertrophy is a process involving cardiac myocyte hypertrophy and cardiac fibroblast proliferation that results in a structural rearrangement of ventricular chamber and wall components.

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