Growth is defined as a gradual development in maturity, age, size, weight or height.(noun)
The definition of a growth is something that has grown on something else or an abnormal mass.(noun)
An example of growth is a wart.
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growth, especially owing to an increase in cell size. Cf. merisis. —auxetic, adj.
Obsolete. Medicine. the science of growth, especially applied to micro-organisms. Also called auxanology.
a hypothetical vital force, thought to control growth and the function of nutrition.
growth or motion in response to a chemical stimulus. —chemotropic, adj.
a cultivator or a person who grows things.
the formation and growth of an embryo. —embryogenic, embryogenetic, adj.
development or growth from within. —endogenicity, n. —endogenous, adj.
the growth of part of an organism in such a way that it overlays or surrounds another. —epibolic, adj.
growth or moveinent of an organism in response to an electric current. —galvanotropic, adj.
the growth of organic tissues. —histogenic, histogenetic, adj.
any form of growth, especially as a product of cell division. Cf. auxesis.
the growth or formation of a neoplasm. —neoplastic, adj.
any abnormal formation or growth of tissue such as a tumor. —neoplastic, adj.
1. the principle or concept of growth and change in nature.
2. nature considered as the source of growth and change.
3. something that grows or develops.
the tendency of some plants to diverge from the vertical in their growth. —plagiotropic, adj.
the passing of an organism through several different forms in the growth process.
orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism. —stereotactic, adj.
growth or movement determined by contact with a solid. Cf. stereotaxis. —stereotropic, adj.
Biology. the study of malformations or abnormal growth in animals or vegetables. —teratologist, n. —teratological, adj.
stereotropism. —thigmotropic, adj.
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