Definitions for maturationˌmætʃ əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. maturation(Noun)

    The process of becoming mature

  2. maturation(Noun)

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

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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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