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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology
outgrowthout‧growth /ˈaʊtɡrəʊθ $ -ɡroʊθ/ noun [countable]  1 RESULTsomething that develops from something else, as a natural result of itoutgrowth of Crime is often an outgrowth of poverty.2 technicalHB something that grows out of something else
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outgrowthLikewise a bronze sculpture is considered an outgrowth of the wax or plaster model from which it is cast.The Super Bowl was an outgrowth of the desire to take advantage of the merger as quickly as possible.Like the ascetic movement of which it was an outgrowth, monasticism had its origins in the Middle East.Graham is clearly meant to be a satiric outgrowth of the nasty society he lives in.The eye first appears as a cup-shaped outgrowth from the brain.These germs are small outgrowths on the skin arranged locally in a hexagonal pattern.That break in faith is the outgrowth of a spirit of violence.outgrowth ofThese new family structures are an outgrowth of rising divorce rates.
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