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1. outgrowth

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌgroʊθ'] a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant.

Synonyms

  • papilla
  • tuberosity
  • ala
  • body part
  • gum ridge
  • acrosome
  • eminence
  • coronoid process
  • cecal appendage
  • appendix
  • horn
  • processus coronoideus
  • pseudopod
  • vermiform process
  • ridge
  • appendage
  • acromion
  • pterygoid process
  • condyle
  • acromial process
  • cirrus
  • fimbria
  • villus
  • process
  • apophysis
  • alveolar ridge
  • vermiform appendix
  • zygomatic process
  • plant process
  • metaphysis
  • trochanter
  • spine
  • mastoid
  • epicondyle
  • osteophyte
  • pseudopodium
  • style
  • mastoidal
  • spicule
  • tail
  • caruncle
  • flagellum
  • tentacle
  • tubercle
  • crest
  • aculea
  • enation
  • spiculum
  • alveolar process
  • mastoid bone
  • olecranon process
  • mastoid process
  • styloid process
  • excrescence
  • olecranon
  • transverse process
  • alveolar arch
  • fetlock
  • arista
  • caruncula
  • hair

Antonyms

  • low status
  • natural depression
  • evolution
  • increment

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Words that Rhyme with Outgrowth

  • undergrowth

Example sentences of the word outgrowth


1. Noun, singular or mass
Corporate planning began in the 1950s as an outgrowth of yearly capital budgeting.

Quotes containing the word outgrowth


1. The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
- Brian Tracy

2. I suppose, the natural outgrowth about writing about two friends, it becomes about their friendship, and the complexities of it, and the way personality plays off each other, and what they each like to do, separately and together.
- Alison McGhee

3. *Appendix usually means "small outgrowth from large intestine,"but in this case it means "additional information accompanying main text."Or are those really the same things? Think carefully before you insult this book.
- Pseudonymous Bosch, The Name of This Book Is Secret

2. outgrowth

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌgroʊθ'] the gradual beginning or coming forth.

Synonyms

  • growth
  • emergence
  • rise

Antonyms

  • fall
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

3. outgrowth

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌgroʊθ'] a natural consequence of development.

Synonyms

  • event
  • consequence
  • result
  • offshoot
  • outcome
  • issue
  • effect
  • upshot
  • offset

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • devolution
  • inactivity
  • ride
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