Meaning of upgrowth


Pronunciation: (up'grōth"), [key]
— n.
  1. the process of growing up; development: the upgrowth of nuclear science.
  2. 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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