proli-, prol- +

(Latin: offspring, child)

antiproliferation (s) (noun) (no pl)
1. The opposition of a boost in nuclear weapons: Thousands of people protested against allowing additional countries to obtain more weapons of mass destruction because they supported policies of antipolifierabtion.
2. The actuality of containing measures to curb nuclear proliferation: A few countries decided to sign a treaty of antiproliferation.
antiproliferative (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Pertaining to the prevention or delay of the spreading of cells: The antiproliferative effects produced to hinder the growth of malignant cells into surrounding tissues was amazing.
2. Regarding the counteraction of proliferation: Dr. Green was quite positive that the antiproliferative measures taken would produce a positive outcome or result of the removal of the tumor.
bourgeois, proletariat
bourgeois (boor ZHWA, BOOR zhwa") (noun)
An individual or group that is perceived socially and economically as the middle class; a tendency towards material interests and respectability: By living in town, the farmer attempted to be a bourgeois in his lifestyle.
proletariat (pro" li TAR ee it) (noun)
Of or pertaining to the lower social or economic class in a community, such as industrial workers or laborers: The proletariat attempted to form a union at the linen mill in an effort to improve their living standards."

In the very class conscious society of the last century, there were clear distinctions between the bourgeois, who lived in grand houses, and the proletariat, who lived in small and crowded huts.

eoproligerous (adjective), more eoproligerous, most eoproligerous
Referring to the abundant production of something at dawn or very early in the day: June read in her biology book that some eoproligerous methods of germination take place only during day break.
improlificate (verb), improlificates; improlificated; improlificating
To impregnate: Mary wondered if her cat had been improlificated again that year and would bave tiny kittens.
myeloproliferative (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to or characterized by the increase of cells of the bone marrow: A myeloproliferative syndrome is one example of cell growth of the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones.

Myeloproliferative medullary and extramedullary proliferation of bone marrow constituents include erythroblasts, granulocytes, megakaryocytes, and fibroblasts.

Myeloproliferative formation is also characterised by the unusual development of myelopoietic tissue, or the formation of the tissue elements of bone marrow, or any of the types of blood cells derived from bone marrow or even of both processes.

neologoliferation (s) (noun), neologoliferations (pl)
A newly created word meaning proliferation of neologisms, or newly created words: In her English studies, Stella was amazed at the number of neologoliferations she encountered on the internet!

Neologoliferation is a combination of neo, "new"; logo, "word"; and proliferation, "rapid and often excessive spread or increase".

—As seen in an article titled:
"Cyber-Neologoliferation" by James Gleick,
The New York Times Magazine, November 5, 2006.
opsiproligery (s) (noun) (no pl)
The ability to have offspring late in life: Not many women take advantage of the possibility of opsiproligery in later years because of the increase of health issues for the mother or baby.
plebeian, proletarian
plebeian (pli BEE uhn) (noun)
A common or ordinary individual or behavior: Steve always joked that he was a plebeian and rode his bicycle to work instead of taking the car.
proletarian (proh" li TAIR ee uhn) (noun)
A person who has low social status; such as, a member of the working class: Because Bernhart lacked a proper education and gregarious existence, he spent his whole life as a poor proletarian.

Even though Joshua claimed he was a member of the proletarian, he did not have plebeian manners.

proletarian (s) (noun), proletarians (pl)
1. A member of the poorest class of a community: A proletarian is without capital or regular employment and usually one who does manual labor.
2. Etymology: from Latin proletarius, "citizen of the lowest class"; in ancient Rome, people without property who were exempted from taxes and military service, and who served the state by having children; from proles, "offspring, progeny".
proletarian (adjective), more proletarian, most proletarian
Pertaining to the category of people who do unskilled labor: The proletarian revolution or the stage of political development was predicted by Karl Marx when he said that the proletarians, or the working class, would overthrow capitalism.
prolicide (s) (noun), prolicides (pl)
1. The crime of killing one's child, either in the womb or following birth: Prolicide is meant to include both infanticide, which is intentionally causing the death of an infant, and abortion, that is the killing of a fetus.
2. Etymology: The word prolicide is derived from the Latin words proles meaning "offspring" and caedere meaning "to cut" or "to kill".

proliferate (verb), proliferates; proliferated; proliferating
1. To cause to grow or increase rapidly or to increase in great numbers; multiply: If uncontrolled, cats proliferate by having 4 to 6 kittens at one time and then a few times during the year!
2. To grow or multiply by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring: The weeds in the garden proliferated to a large extent during the warm moist spring weather.
3. To increase or spread at a rapid rate: Many people have fears that nuclear weapons might proliferate throughout the world.

Many tech businesses have proliferated in the last decade.

proliferation (s) (noun), proliferations (pl)
1. The reproduction or multiplication of similar forms: The condition of rapid proliferation of mutated cells and morbid cysts, is something no one wants!
2. A rapid and often excessive spread or increase: The proliferation of anything can cause an overproduction, which, in turn, can cause an imbalance in the environment!

A dreaded proliferation of grasshoppers can cause the total destruction of grain fields.

proliferative (adjective), more proliferative, most proliferative
1. Characterized by the breading of similar forms; reproductive: Rabbits are known to be very proliferative and produce many little rabbits during the year.
2. In cytology, pertaining to the spread, buildup, or development of cells (not comparable): During menstration, the uterine wall thickens and is termed the proliferative phase of the cycle and lasts about one week.

Related "birth, born, childbirth, offspring" words: abort-; feto-; lochio-; nasc-, nat-; toco-, toko-.