maturation, ripening, maturement(noun)
coming to full development; becoming mature
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"
festering, suppuration, maturation(noun)
(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
The process of becoming mature
The process of differentiation that produces the adult form of an organism
the process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; hence, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the formation of pus or matter
Origin: [L. maturatio a hastening: cf. F. maturation.]
The numerical value of maturation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of maturation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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This study is largely consistent with a broader literature indicating that girls who undergo puberty early are at a higher risk for a number of behavioral health issues, including eating disorders, the increased risk of depression associated with early development does not appear to hold for boys, which could be due to biological differences in the pubertal process, or the fact that the physical maturation of boys is generally considered a socially positive experience.
Regenerating a whole heart is most certainly a long-term goal that is several years away, so we are currently working on engineering a functional myocardial patch that could replace cardiac tissue damaged due to a heart attack or failure, among the next steps that we are pursuing are improving methods to generate even more cardiac cells— recellularizing a whole heart would take tens of billions— optimizing bioreactor-based culture techniques to improve the maturation and function of engineered cardiac tissue, and electronically integrating regenerated tissue to function within the recipient’s heart.
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