Proliferation


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Proliferation

 

excessive growth of tissue in an organism as a result of the repeated production of cells. Such cell production is quite different from any other means of increasing the volume of tissue, such as edema.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"Proliferation" as a term took off in the mid-nineteenth century, when it was primarily a medical term, to an exponential rise between 1950 and the mid 1990s, possibly with the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the discussions thereof; there was a brief plateau in the mid to late 1980s, when the world was in the heady days of glasnost; this plateau seems to have reasserted itself in the 2000s, perhaps when the scientific winds of apocalyptic prediction shifted to climate change.
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