Proliferación

Definición

Es el crecimiento o multiplicación de células de tejidos. En muchas enfermedades, esto es anormal. Las células del cáncer son sumamente prolíficas: tienen altas tasas de división y crecimiento celular.

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Proliferación de células

Revision

Last reviewed 1/21/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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