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downgrowth

[doun-grohth]
noun
  1. something that grows or has grown in a downward direction: The posterior pituitary is a downgrowth of the brain.
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Origin of downgrowth

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Historical Examples of downgrowth

  • This owes its origin to a downgrowth of the anterior horns of the cord on each side of the middle line.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour