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Cell growth

Definition

noun

(1) The increase in cytoplasmic volume, as in cell development and cell reproduction.

(2) The increase in size or population of cells, as in mitosis.


Supplement

When used to describe the growth of cell populations, cell growth refers to the growth and division of the "mother cell" into two "daughter cells".


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Forum: Cell Biology
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