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Cell proliferation

Definition(s)

The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the rapid expansion of a cell population. Reference(s): GO:mah Sanger:mb

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

An increase in the number of cells as a result of cell growth and cell division.

Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 15, 2014