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Definition 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 - [noun denoting process]

Samples where growing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Synonyms for growing in the sense of this definition

(growing is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

(... is a kind of growing ) (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

"the culture of cells in a Petri dish"

(... is a kind of growing ) the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced

(... is a kind of growing ) the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)

(... is a kind of growing ) differentiation and growth of the structure of an organism (or a part of an organism)

(... is a kind of growing ) the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber

(... is a kind of growing ) the development of nerve tissues

(... is a kind of growing ) emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

(... is a kind of growing ) growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

(... is a kind of growing ) a general term for the origin and development of almost any aspect of the mind

(... is a kind of growing ) the development in the life of an individual of some disorder that is caused by psychological rather than physiological factors

(... is a kind of growing ) progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities

(... is a kind of growing ) (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage

(... is a kind of growing ) the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow

(... is a kind of growing ) the failure to develop some part or organ

(... is a kind of growing ) the eruption through the gums of baby teeth

(... is a kind of growing ) the development of defects in an embryo

(... is a kind of growing ) the process of growth in plants

(... is a kind of growing ) the process of growing into a youth

(... is a kind of growing ) (biology) growth in the surface area of a cell by the deposit of new particles between existing particles in the cell wall

(... is a kind of growing ) the developmental process of forming tooth enamel

(... is a kind of growing ) the formation of new blood vessels

(... is a kind of growing ) (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material

(... is a kind of growing ) growth from increase in cell size without cell division

(... is a kind of growing ) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

(... is a kind of growing ) introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (such as the addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)

(... is a kind of growing ) (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

(... is a kind of growing ) the process of fostering the growth of something

"the cultivation of bees for honey"

(... is a kind of growing ) the origin and development and variation of cells

(... is a kind of growing ) the fruiting stage of the inflorescence

(... is a kind of growing ) the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)

"a shrub of spreading habit"

(... is a kind of growing ) the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow

(... is a kind of growing ) the development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis

(... is a kind of growing ) the bearing of fruit

(... is a kind of growing ) (botany) the process of forming leaves

(growing is a part of ...) the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells

(growing belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

(growing is the domain which ... is member of) the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same

Definition 2: (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state - [noun denoting process]

(growing is a kind of ...) the act or process of producing something

"Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous" "the production of white blood cells"

(... is a kind of growing ) growing a crystal layer of one mineral on the crystal base of another mineral in such a manner that its crystalline orientation is the same as that of the substrate

(growing belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

Definition 3: relating to or suitable for growth - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where growing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the growing season for corn
  • good growing weather

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