|maturation (ˌmætjʊˈreɪʃən, ˌmætʃʊ-)|
|1.||the process of maturing or ripening|
|2.||zoology the development of ova and spermatozoa from precursor cells in the ovary and testis, involving meiosis|
|3.||a less common word for suppuration|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
maturation mat·u·ra·tion (māch'ə-rā'shən)
The process of becoming mature.
Production or discharge of pus.
The final differentiation processes in biological systems, such as the attainment of total functional capability by a cell, a tissue, or an organ.