downgrowth [doun-grohth] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. something that grows or has grown in a downward direction: The posterior pituitary is a downgrowth of the brain.

Origin of downgrowth down1 + growth Examples from the Web for downgrowth Historical Examples of downgrowth

  • This owes its origin to a downgrowth of the anterior horns of the cord on each side of the middle line.

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