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Growth

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Medical definition of growth:

The increase in size of a living being or any of its parts occurring in the process of development.

Usage examples for growth:

  • Again the wonder of growth absorbed her thought; passed out of it. "Out of the Air, – Inez Haynes Irwin"
  • It is a very desirable and beautiful plant, quite hardy, and of free growth in any fairly rich soil. "Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs, – A. D. Webster"
  • This feeling of yours for Romayne is of sudden growth "The Black Robe, – Wilkie Collins"
  • I was scairt out of a year's growth but I stuck, an' they left me in the timber to hold the horses. "Prairie Flowers, – James B. Hendryx"

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A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...

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