Noun Accrementition Definition and Examples


Noun:

Accrementition

Pronunciation:

/ˌakrɪmənˈtɪʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

Organic growth in which the new substance is exactly like that from which it proceeds; (more widely) accretion.
    ((n.) The process of generation by development of blastema, or fission of cells, in which the new formation is in all respect like the individual from which it proceeds.)


    Origin:
    Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. From classical Latin accrēmentum addition + -ition, after either French accrémentition or German Accrementition.

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