Noun Definition


1.Definition: (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

Related Noun(s):development, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny

Category: General

2.Definition: (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

Related Noun(s):festering, suppuration

Category: General

3.Definition: coming to full development; becoming mature

Related Noun(s):maturement

Category: General