\mət͡ʃʊ͡əɹˈe͡ɪʃən], \mətʃʊəɹˈeɪʃən], \m_ə_tʃ_ʊə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of MATURATION
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- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
coming to full development; becoming mature
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Noah Webster.
1. Ripening, coming to maturity. 2. Suppuration. 3. The final stage in the formation of sex cells, characterized by two specific cell divisions.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The completion of germ-cell development, consisting of the reduction of the chromatin, usually visible in the polar body formation.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The process of ripening; of an ovum, the process by which it is rendered capable of fertilization and development, characterized by the extrusion of the polar globules.
The completion of the formation of an abscess. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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