Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of PROLIFERATION

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
:  the action, process, or result of increasing by or as if by proliferation


July 01, 2015
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