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

Medical Definition of proliferation

  1. 1a:  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. 2:  the action, process, or result of increasing by or as if by proliferation

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