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v. ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing, ac·cel·er·ates
a. To increase the speed of: accelerated the engine. See Synonyms at speed.
b. Physics To change the velocity of.
2. To cause to occur sooner than expected: accelerated his retirement by a year.
3. To cause to develop or progress more quickly: a substance used to accelerate a fire.
a. To reduce the time required for (an academic course, for example); compress into a shorter period.
b. To make it possible for (a student) to finish an academic course faster than usual.
To move or act faster.

[Latin accelerāre, accelerāt- : ad-, intensive pref.; see ad- + celerāre, to quicken (from celer, swift).]

ac·cel′er·a′tive adj.
ac·cel′er·a·to′ry (-ər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Adj.1.acceleratory - tending to increase velocityacceleratory - tending to increase velocity  
increasing - becoming greater or larger; "increasing prices"
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Multiple theories such as disruption of sensory nerves within the bone marrow, venous hypertension, regional acceleratory phenomena (acceleratory rapidity of the ordinary biological regional processes after fracture, arthrodesis, or osteotomy), and trauma have been proposed, but no one mechanism has been authenticated for the development of BME.[33],[34] Given the former findings, it is also rational to assume that BME in ONFH might be an inflammatory change to mechanical stress of subchondral fractures or to tissue ischemia around the necrotic area.[18],[26],[34]
The increase in the rate of tooth movement can be explained by the process of regional acceleratory phenomenon (RAP), originally described by Frost.18 The osteopenia induced by perforations leads to a zone of increased remodelling activity, which essentially leads to faster tooth movement than normal.19,20
Allant, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee (JAS), Stanford Linear Acceleratory Center, Stanford, California (MJB), and Fermi National Accelerator Lab, Batavia, Illinois (DLT, SSA).
However, the effect of SS compared to CS is more obvious for declining hydration heat at the acceleratory period of the exothermic reaction.
Currently, regional acceleratory phenomenon (RAP) induced by surgical trauma has received great attention by acting directly on bone remodeling, accelerating tooth movement, and consequently reducing orthodontic treatment time [18].
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(12) Traumatic force to the head during a sports-related concussion results in shear and pressure forces to the brain as a direct result of rapid acceleratory displacement of the brain relative to the skull.