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 (prə-lông′gāt′, -lŏng′-, prō-)
tr.v. pro·lon·gat·ed, pro·lon·gat·ing, pro·lon·gates
To prolong.

pro′lon·ga′tion (prō′lông-gā′shən, -lŏng-) n.


(prəˈlɔŋ, -ˈlɒŋ)

1. to extend the duration of; cause to continue longer.
2. to make longer in spatial extent: to prolong a line.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin prōlongāre to lengthen =prō- pro-1 + -longāre, v. derivative of longus long1]
pro•long′a•ble, adj.
pro•long′a•bly, adv.
pro•long′er, n.
pro•long′ment, n.
syn: See lengthen.
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To make or become longer:
Mathematics: produce.
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Anti-CD154mAb therapy significantly prolongated porcine renal xenograft survival in nonhuman primates, with recent data demonstrating survival up to 405 days [22, 75, 76].
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During the prolongation, the periosteum was gradually lengthened to strengthen osteogenesis, which might maintain the long-term length of the prolongated digit and minimize the bone resorption risk.