HyperDic: outgrowth

English > 3 senses of the word outgrowth:
NOUNphenomenonoutgrowth, branch, offshoot, offseta natural consequence of development
eventoutgrowth, emergence, growththe gradual beginning or coming forth
bodyoutgrowth, process, appendagea natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
outgrowth > pronunciation
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English > outgrowth: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA natural consequence of development.
Synonymsbranch, offshoot, offset
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
English > outgrowth: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe gradual beginning or coming forth.
Synonymsemergence, growth
NarrowerriseA growth in strength or number or importance
BroaderbeginningThe event consisting of the start of something
Spanishcrecimiento, emergencia
Catalancreixement, emergència
English > outgrowth: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant.
Synonymsprocess, appendage
Narroweracromion, acromial processThe outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
acrosomeA process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
aculeasmall spiny outgrowth on the wings of certain insects
alaA flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism
alveolar archThe part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set
alveolar ridge, gum ridge, alveolar processA ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
apophysis(anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra
appendix, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendageA vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
aristabristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies
caruncle, carunculaAn outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds
cirrusA slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects
condyleA round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
coronoid process, processus coronoideusA sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
crestA showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
epicondyleA projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments
excrescence(pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
fetlockProjection behind and above a horse's hoof
fimbriaThin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
flagellumA lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
hairA filamentous projection / projection or process on an organism
hornOne of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
hornAny hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn
mastoid, mastoid process, mastoid bone, mastoidalProcess of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
metaphysisThe growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis
odontoid processA toothlike process at the back of 2nd vertebra of the neck
olecranon, olecranon processProcess of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
osteophytesmall abnormal bony outgrowth
papillaA small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather
papillaA small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell
papilla(botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
plant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
pseudopod, pseudopodiumtemporary outgrowth used by some microorganisms as an organ of feeding or locomotion
pterygoid processTwo bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone
ridgeAny long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
spicule, spiculumsmall pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
spineA sharp rigid animal process or appendage
styleA slender bristlelike or tubular process
styloid processExtends from the base of the temporal bone
tailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
tentacleAny of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals
transverse processOne of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs
trochanterOne of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
tuberosity, tubercle, eminenceA protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
villusA minute hairlike projection / projection on mucous membrane
zygomatic processA slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishapéndice, proceso, protuberancia
Catalanapèndix, protuberància

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