something that grows or has grown in a downward direction: The posterior pituitary is a downgrowth of the brain.
Origin of downgrowth
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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)
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