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development

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noun de·vel·op·ment \di-ˈvel-əp-mənt\

Medical Definition of development

  1. 1:  the action or process of developing: asa:  the process of growth and differentiation by which the potentialities of a zygote, spore, or embryo are realizedb:  the gradual advance through evolutionary stages :  evolution

  2. 2:  the state of being developed <the great muscular development of weight lifters>

  3. de·vel·op·men·tal \-ˌvel-əp-ˈment-əl\play adjective
    de·vel·op·men·tal·ly \-ē\play adverb





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