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pro·lif·er·ate

 (prə-lĭf′ə-rāt′)
v. pro·lif·er·at·ed, pro·lif·er·at·ing, pro·lif·er·ates
v.intr.
1. To grow or multiply by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring.
2. To increase or spread at a rapid rate: fears that nuclear weapons might proliferate.
v.tr.
To cause to grow or increase rapidly.

[Back-formation from proliferation, the act of proliferating, from French prolifération, from prolifère, procreative : Latin prōlēs, prōl-, offspring; see proliferous + Latin -fer, -fer.]

pro·lif′er·a′tion n.
pro·lif′er·a′tive adj.
pro·lif′er·a′tor n.
Translations

proliferative

adj proliferativo
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In the control group, in the proliferative phase, the expression of both protein and mRNA in the JZ was higher than that of the OM.
Morphological changes in endometrium of infertile women included; secretory phase in 102(63.75%), disordered proliferative endometrium in 28(17.5%), irregular maturation endometrium in 11(6.8), proliferative endometrium in 8(5%) complex hyperplasia in 6(3.7%), simple hyperplasia in 3(1.8%) and discordance between glands and stroma in 2(1.2%) cases.
"Since AA allows inhibitory activity even on castration-resistant patients with androgen-insensitive PC tissues, we hypothesized that additional proliferative pathways can be targeted during AA treatment," they continued.
A network of researchers found that the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) can be highly effective for treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that can occur as a complication of diabetes.
Results: Of the 101 patients, 53(52.50%) presented with proliferative endometrium, 22(21.80%) had secretory endometrium, 13(12.9%) presented with chronic non-specific endometritis, 8(7.9%) had endometrial hyperplasia without atypia, and 5(5%) had endometrial hyperplasia with atypia.
Wound healing is a complex process that can be divided into several phases two of these are the inflammatory and the proliferative phase.
Finally, the proliferative and apoptotic effects of HT-29 cells were retested with co-treated cells to investigate whether the ROS was the cause or an effect of LBEinduced apoptosis.
"Once new blood vessels form, diabetic retinopathy is regarded as proliferative. Fortunately, modern standards of diabetes management have greatly reduced the prevalence of proliferative retinopathy in the last few decades."
Predominant histomorpholo- gical patterns were mesangial proliferative nephritis (focal mesangial proliferative nephritis 14 (12.6%) and diffuse mesangial proliferative nephritis 13 (11.7%) End Stage renal disease focal segmental glo- merulosclerosis minimal change disease followed by amyloidosis membranoproliferative glomerulone- phritis membranous glomerulopathy chronic transplant rejection diabetic nephropathy and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis found on renal biopsy.Conclusion: In adult population mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis is the leading histopatho- logical entity in our set up followed by end stage renal disease.
The proliferative capacity of lymphocytes is a key event in the adaptive immune response, and the host capacity to respond to an immunological challenge can be significantly compromised if lymphocyte proliferation is not adequate.
The microspheres have a size range of 100-500 [micro]m and cancer cells proliferate with the development of necrotic cores of cells surrounded by peripheral viable proliferative layers.
In addition, these rodent models of candidiasis are not capable of inducing severe mucosal proliferative lesions.

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