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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 maturation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Synonyms for maturation in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"the cultivation of bees for honey"

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

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

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

"a shrub of spreading habit"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 2: coming to full development; becoming mature - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for maturation in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 3: (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for maturation in the sense of this definition

(maturation is a kind of ...) an organic process that takes place in the body

"respiratory activity"

(maturation belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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