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  Words related to maturation

Related / Similar Words: festering, suppuration, growth, growing, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, ripening, maturement

 

Definition:
  • (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus;
  • (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; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children";
  • coming to full development; becoming mature;

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    Hyponyms: culture, amelogenesis, angiogenesis, apposition, auxesis, blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence, cenogenesis, kenogenesis, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, kainogenesis, cohesion, cytogenesis, cytogeny, foliation, leafing, fructification, gametogenesis, germination, sprouting, infructescence, intussusception, juvenescence, life cycle, masculinization, masculinisation, virilization, virilisation, morphogenesis, myelinization, myelinisation, neurogenesis, palingenesis, recapitulation, proliferation, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, rooting, suppression, teething, dentition, odontiasis, teratogenesis, vegetation

     

    Derivational Morphology: suppurate, mature, fester, maturate, develop, grow, produce, get, acquire, senesce, age, get on, ripen

     

    Anagrams: rumination, natatorium, antitumour

     

     
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