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) \

Medical Definition of auxesis

: growth specifically : increase of cell size without cell division

Other Words from auxesis

auxetic \ -​ˈzet-​ik How to pronounce auxesis (audio) , -​ˈset-​ How to pronounce auxesis (audio) \ adjective

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“Auxesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/auxesis. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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