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merisis

[ mer-uh-sis ]
/ ˈmɛr ə sɪs /
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noun Biology.
growth, especially growth resulting from cell division.
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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?
Compare auxesis.

Origin of merisis

1935–40; <Greek meri- (combining form of merís part, portion) + -sis
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