"outgrowth" in the noun sense
1. outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset
a natural consequence of development
2. emergence, outgrowth, growth
the gradual beginning or coming forth
"figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
3. process, outgrowth, appendage
a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
"a bony process"
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