outgrowths

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Outgrowth \Out"growth'\, noun That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an excrescence; an offshoot; hence, a result or consequence.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

outgrowth

noun

1: a natural consequence of development [syn: {outgrowth}, {branch}, {offshoot}, {offset}]

2: the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece" [syn: {emergence}, {outgrowth}, {growth}]

3: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process" [syn: {process}, {outgrowth}, {appendage}]


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