proliferative

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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.
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proliferative

adj proliferativo
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Serologic follow-up of a repopulated swine herd after an outbreak of proliferative hemorrhagic enteropathy. Canadian Journal Veterinary Research, Ottawa, v.66, p.258-263, 2002b.

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