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Meaning of AUXESIS

Pronunciation:  og'zeesis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  growth from increase in cell size without cell division
 

AUXESIS is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Aux*e"sis\, n. [NL., Gr. ? increase, fr. ?, ?, to
increase.] (Rhet.)
A figure by which a grave and magnificent word is put for the
proper word; amplification; hyperbole.

 

 

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