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Growth


/grōTH/

Noun, pl. growths

1. An increase in size and mass during the development of an organism over a period of time. (wikipedia.com)

2. The gradual increase (e.g. in size or number) of an animal or vegetable body over time. (biology-online.org)

3. The development of an organism, e.g. of a plant from a seed to full maturity. (biology-online.org)

4. Tumor; an abnormal mass in an organism. (biology-online.org)

 

Syn:
1. enlargement, expansion, increase, increment
2. development, maturation
3. outgrowth, cancer, mass


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