Medical Dictionary

proliferation


proliferation

noun pro·lif·er·a·tion \prə-ˌlif-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of PROLIFERATION

1
a :  rapid and repeated production of new parts or of offspring (as in a mass of cells by a rapid succession of cell divisions) b :  a growth so formed
2
:  the action, process, or result of increasing by or as if by proliferation
March 06, 2015
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