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Proliferation   [ Biology ]
Adjective: Proliferative

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  To grow, reproduce or spread by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, offsets or offsprings.  
     
A proliferation is a rapid and repeated process of reproduction or division (as in a mass of cells by a rapid succession of cell divisions in a culture) or the production of new parts, tissues, or organs; specifically, a hyperplastic symptom of plant disease in which organs continue to develop after they have reached the point beyond which they normally do not grow.
     
Proliferation   [ Horticulture ]
     
  A plant bearing offsets.  
     

 

 

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