Medical Dictionary

propagation

noun prop·a·ga·tion \ˌpräp-ə-ˈgā-shən\

Medical Definition of PROPAGATION

:  the act or action of propagating: as a :  increase (as of a kind of organism) in numbers <propagation of a pure culture of bacteria> b :  the spreading or transmission of something <propagation of a nerve impulse>
April 27, 2015
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