Medical Dictionary

auxesis

noun aux·e·sis \g-ˈzē-səs, k-ˈsē-\
plural aux·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of AUXESIS

:  growth; specifically :  increase of cell size without cell division
aux·et·ic \-ˈzet-ik, -ˈset-\ adjective
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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