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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

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.
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The proliferation capacity of mammalian CM is robust in fetal period and is switched off early after birth.
In the last part, the paper gives conclusions on whether the EU's strategy has achieved the desired goals in the matter of proliferation of WMD or it merely remains a declaratory policy even after more than a decade since its adoption.
And so my third beginning is to argue that the specific example of media proliferation can become a synecdoche for all the other proliferations, because the only thing that ever actually proliferates is noise: noise in the form of error, in the form of entropy, in the form, ultimately, of the heat death of the universe, depending on how far one is willing to take things.
In this context, Ambassador Abdullah affirmed the WMD-posed hazards to world security, mainly in the event they fall in the hands of terrorists, affirming that the countries of the region are facing substantial challenges not only because of WMD proliferation but also due to the spread of conventional arms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which caused a large number of casualties, injuries and huge property damage.
It is vital that chemotherapeutic agents induce death and inhibit proliferation of cancerous cells whilst allowing normal healthy cells to flourish.
Security Council (UNSC) sanctions against nuclear proliferation in North Korea and Iran.
The Cell Proliferation Assay methodology has been adapted to multiple formats so that cell proliferation may be evaluated against different extracellular matrices.
GAO found that the lack of sufficient and timely information provided by IAEA on project proposals limits the ability of DOE and the national laboratories to fully assess potential proliferation concerns associated with the program.
Microcystin-LR, a cyclic peptide released by several bloom-forming toxic cyanobacteria, is a potent cytotoxicant and has been shown to induce cellular proliferation resulting in a tumor-promoting activity in hepatocytes.
Summary: United Nations - Morocco's ambassador, permanent representative to the UN Mohamed Loulichki said, Monday in New York, that the enforcement of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) will contribute to "stopping nuclear proliferation", reaffirming the Kingdom's commitment to pursuing efforts to reach this goal.
<p>The minister said Morocco considers nuclear proliferation and terrorism as a "real threat" to world peace and stability, adding that the international community should adhere to an action plan adopted by the Washington summit.

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