proliferate

[ pruh-lif-uh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF proliferate

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The cells of this hypertrophied portion show a great tendency to proliferate and produce new nerve structure.

What is the nature of the "life" in the parasitic sarcomatous tissue which has been seen to proliferate for a short time in vitro?

WORD ORIGIN

1857 as a term in biology; see proliferation. General sense from 1961. Related: Proliferated; proliferating.

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