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GROWTH

1. The process of growing; the gradual magnify of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; magnify in size, number, frequency, power, etc.; augmentation; advancement; manufacture; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of strength; the growth of intemperance. Idle weeds are quick in growth. 2. That which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result. "Nature multiplies her fertile growth." (Milton) Origin: Icel. Gror, gri. See Grow. Source: Websters Vocabulary
colic lymph nodes   colicoplegia   colic sphincter   colic surface of spleen   colic teniae   colic veins   coliform   coliform bacilli   (2)
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