What does maturation mean?

Definitions for maturation
ˌmætʃ əˈreɪ ʃənmat·u·ra·tion

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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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maturation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maturation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of maturation in a Sentence

  1. Robert McLean:

    Denosumab also decreases bone resorption by inhibiting maturation of osteoclasts through binding to a receptor on the surface of 'pre-osteoclast cells,'.

  2. Bobby Cho:

    What you've had is a maturation of the altcoin market, and you've got investors and traders more comfortable understanding the fundamentals around what they're buying.

  3. Hope Cronin:

    Milestone B is currently projected for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020. This represents the completion of technology maturation and risk reduction activities and initiates the engineering and manufacturing development phase.

  4. Carolyn McCarty:

    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.

  5. Jacques Guyette:

    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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