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growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)

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In this study we analyzed the presence of TDLU as the potential grounds for development of a new malignancy in the preserved nipple, and the frequency of nipple involvement by overt and occult neoplastic epithelial proliferation.
Tangential histologic sectioning of normal tubal epithelium can also produce the appearance of epithelial proliferation but is distinguished by its bland, regular pattern ("honeycomb").
Most of the basaloid epithelial proliferations can be identified histologically.
Epithelial proliferation in the cervix uteri during pregnancy, and its clinical implications.
The corrected sentence would then read, "Page and colleagues (30) categorize a lesion as a papilloma with DCIS, when the papilloma shows any area of uniform histology and cytology consistent with noncomedo DCIS that is greater than 3 mm in size, whereas papillomas that contain a histologically identical epithelial proliferation that is smaller or equal to 3 mm in size are classified as papillomas with atypia.
30,31) Page and colleagues (30) categorize a lesion as a papilloma with DCIS, when the papilloma shows any area of uniform histology and cytology consistent with noncomedo DCIS that is greater than 3 mm in size, whereas papillomas that contain a histologically identical epithelial proliferation that is greater or equal to 3 mm in size are classified as papillomas with atypia.
Primary peritoneal serous borderline tumor should be considered in the differential diagnosis of an epithelial proliferation with prominent psammoma bodies on the peritoneal surface of specimens submitted for nongynecologic complaints.
This observation is also in agreement with the findings of a previous study that showed a discordance between a high epithelial proliferation rate, corresponding to that of early third trimester fetuses, and hypovascularity, corresponding to that of late first trimester fetuses, in CCAM tissue.
Small bile ducts were widely dilated and demonstrated various degrees of papillary epithelial proliferation with areas of dysplasia (Figure 4).
The cytologic examination was reported as scant monotonous epithelial proliferation with papillary and microacinar arrangements consistent with solid pseudopapillary tumor.
When unopposed, estrogens are believed to serve as a promoting influence, resulting in persistent epithelial proliferation predisposing the endometrium to acquiring significant genetic alterations.
Lobular neoplasia, or lobular carcinoma in situ, refers to the entire spectrum of atypical epithelial proliferations in the milk-producing lobules of the breast.