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growth



noun
1. (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically;
a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level (Freq. 37)
- he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
Syn:
growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis
Ant:
nondevelopment (for: development)
Derivationally related forms:
ontogenetic (for: ontogenesis), ontogenetic (for: ontogeny), developmental (for: development), develop (for: development), maturational (for: maturation), mature (for: maturation), maturate (for: maturation), grow (for: growing), grow
Topics:
biology, biological science
Members of this Topic:
isometry
Hypernyms:
organic process, biological process
Hyponyms:
culture, amelogenesis, angiogenesis, apposition, auxesis,
blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence,
cenogenesis, kenogenesis, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, kainogenesis, cohesion,
cultivation, cytogenesis, cytogeny, foliation, leafing, fructification,
gametogenesis, germination, sprouting, habit, infructescence, intussusception,
juvenescence, life cycle, masculinization, masculinisation, virilization, virilisation,
morphogenesis, myelinization, myelinisation, neurogenesis, palingenesis, recapitulation,
proliferation, psychogenesis, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, rooting, suppression,
teething, dentition, odontiasis, teratogenesis, vegetation
Part Meronyms:
gastrulation
2. a progression from simpler to more complex forms (Freq. 20)
- the growth of culture
Derivationally related forms:
grow
Hypernyms:
development, evolution
3. a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important (Freq. 3)
- the increase in unemployment
- the growth of population
Syn:
increase, increment
Ant:
decrement (for: increment), decrease (for: increase)
Derivationally related forms:
grow, increase (for: increase), incremental (for: increment)
Hypernyms:
process, physical process
Hyponyms:
accession, accretion, accumulation, multiplication, population growth,
proliferation, pullulation, relaxation, widening, broadening
4. vegetation that has grown (Freq. 3)
- a growth of trees
- the only growth was some salt grass
Derivationally related forms:
grow
Hypernyms:
vegetation, flora, botany
5. the gradual beginning or coming forth (Freq. 1)
- figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
Syn:
emergence, outgrowth
Derivationally related forms:
grow, emerge (for: emergence)
Hypernyms:
beginning
Hyponyms:
rise
6. (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
Topics:
pathology
Hypernyms:
illness, unwellness, malady, sickness
Hyponyms:
excrescence, exostosis, polyp, polypus, peduncle,
tumor, tumour, neoplasm, hamartoma
7. something grown or growing
- a growth of hair
Hypernyms:
object, physical object
Hyponyms:
ingrowth

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