noun Cell Biology.
a flattened area at the end of a growing axon or dendrite, having radiating filopodia and lemellopodia that function as guides for the outgrowth of embryonic nerve fibers.
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- growth curve,
- growth factor,
- growth fund,
- growth hormone,
- growth hormone releasing factor
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