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.
Roget 144: conversion, reduction, transmutation, resolution, assimilation; evolution, sea change; change of state; assumption; naturalization; transportation; development [Biol.], developing. [photography] ... show more
Dutch: ontogenie, ontwikkeling, ontwikkelingsfysiologie, ontogenese, groei, rijping, wasdom
Polish: rozwój osobniczy, ontogeneza
A progression from simpler to more complex forms.
A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important:
— The growth of population.
Dutch: aanwas, accres, increment, stijging, toename, vermeerdering
Vegetation that has grown.
pathology An abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor).
Dutch: groei, toename
Something grown or growing.
Moby thesaurus: about-face, abscess, access, accession, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, ague, alchemy, amplification, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea ... show more.
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