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Overview of noun maturation

The noun maturation has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) maturation, ripening, maturement

(coming to full development; becoming mature)

2. (1) growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

((biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")

3. festering, suppuration, maturation

((medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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