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upgrowth

[ uhp-grohth ]
/ ˈʌpˌgroʊθ /
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noun
the process of growing up; development: the upgrowth of nuclear science.
something that grows or has grown in an upward direction: Part of the pituitary gland is an upgrowth of the roof of the mouth.
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Origin of upgrowth

First recorded in 1835–45; up- + growth
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British Dictionary definitions for upgrowth

upgrowth
/ (ˈʌpˌɡrəʊθ) /

noun
the process of developing or growing upwards
a result of evolution or growth
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