Definition of Proliferative

1. Adjective. (context: not comparable cytology) of or pertaining to proliferation, especially of cells ¹



2. Adjective. proliferating; tending to proliferate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proliferative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proliferative

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proliferative (current term)
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Literary usage of Proliferative

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1. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1895)
"There are instances also in children, in which the ascites is due to another cause ; namely, a chronic proliferative peritonitis with extensive ..."

2. Diagnosis and treatment of ear diseases by Albert Henry Buck (1881)
"proliferative CASES. As the cases belonging to this second group are almost invariably characterized by either an abundant or an offensive discharge,—two ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... such an agent would be helpful in combating proliferative arterial change in other types of vasculitis. (Auth. Abs.) 91-4208. Jrgensen, T.; Kay, L; ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"beginning proliferative osteo-arthritis can be detected. ... The irritation of a foreign body in a joint may lead to a proliferative process in bone, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1908)
"proliferative UVEITIS. BY W. ZENTMAYER, MD, PHILADELPHIA. It is not my purpose to examine critically into the merits of either argument in the interesting ..."

6. Diseases of the Thyroid Gland by Arthur Emanuel Hertzler, Victor Ernest Chesky (1922)
"Interstitial proliferative Goiters (Forme Fruste) In many goiters there arc relatively slight changes in the ..."

7. Medical Diagnosis; a Manual for Students and Practitioners by Charles Lyman Greene (1907)
"proliferative PERITONITIS.—This is characterized by marked thickening without extensive adhesions and is usually associated with hepatic cirrhosis, ..."

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