auxesis

noun

aux·​e·​sis ȯg-ˈzē-səs How to pronounce auxesis (audio) ȯk-ˈsē- How to pronounce auxesis (audio)
plural auxeses -ˌsēz How to pronounce auxesis (audio)
: growth
specifically : increase of cell size without cell division
auxetic adjective

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“Auxesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/auxesis. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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