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grow

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verb \ˈgrō\

Medical Definition of grow

grew \ˈgrü\play ; grown \ˈgrōn\play ; growing

  1. 1

  2. intransitive verb

  3. a:  to spring up and develop to maturityb:  to be able to grow in some place or situationc:  to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth <the cut edges of the wound grew together>

  4. 2:  to increase in size by addition of material by assimilation into the living organism or by accretion in a non-biological process (as crystallization)

  5. transitive verb

  6. :  to cause to grow <grew bacteria in culture>





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