Definitions for maturationˌmætʃ əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maturation, ripening, maturement(noun)

    coming to full development; becoming mature

  2. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(noun)

    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

    "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

  3. festering, suppuration, maturation(noun)

    (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

Wiktionary

  1. maturation(Noun)

    The process of becoming mature

  2. maturation(Noun)

    The process of differentiation that produces the adult form of an organism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maturation(noun)

    the process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; hence, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the formation of pus or matter

  2. Origin: [L. maturatio a hastening: cf. F. maturation.]


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