upgrowth

upgrowth

[uhp-grohth]
noun
1.
the process of growing up; development: the upgrowth of nuclear science.
2.
something that grows or has grown in an upward direction: Part of the pituitary gland is an upgrowth of the roof of the mouth.

Origin:
1835–45; up- + growth

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upgrowth (ˈʌpˌɡrəʊθ)
 
n
1.  the process of developing or growing upwards
2.  a result of evolution or growth

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