proliferous


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pro·lif·er·a·tive

, proliferous (prō-lif'ĕr-ă-tiv, -ĕr-ŭs),
Increasing the numbers of similar forms.

pro·lif·er·a·tive

, proliferous (prō-lif'ĕr-ă-tiv, -ĕr-ŭs)
Increasing the numbers of similar forms.

proliferous

(prō-lĭf′ĕr-ŭs)
1. Multiplying, as by formation of new tissue cells.
2. Bearing offspring.
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2; Green and Swanborough, "Ilyushin's Proliferous Shturmovik", pp.
WITH MYTH AND MAGIC: ART ACCORDING TO THE INKLINGS, Walking Tree continues its proliferous ascendancy in the world of Tolkien studies.
Pinnae are present in a variable number of pairs depending on the plant age and on the presence of a proliferous apex (Fig.
Unfortunately, this does mean that only a few authors remain on topic; of these the ever redoubtable George Lau examining Recuay-Cajamarca relations is a particularly good example, as are Kaulicke's article on Vicus and Mochica interactions and Haeberli's piece on the origins of the Nasca proliferous style.
The Proliferous Species of Elaphoglossum (Elaphoglossaceae) and their Relatives.
Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People, by Joan Roughgarden: Evolutionary biologist Roughgarden argues that the 300 species of vertebrates and 10 percent of humans who have sex with their own gender are too proliferous for science to dismiss as abnormal.