maturation definition

  • noun:
    • The process of becoming adult.
    • Biology The processes by which gametes are formed, such as the reduced total of chromosomes in a germ cell from diploid quantity into the haploid number by meiosis.
    • Biology the last differentiation processes in biological methods, such as the final ripening of a seed or perhaps the attainment of complete useful ability by a cell, a tissue, or an organ.
    • the entire process of becoming mature
    • The process of differentiation that creates the adult form of an organism
    • the entire process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; ergo, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the forming of pus or matter.
    • the entire process of ripening or visiting maturity; a bringing to readiness; hence, a carrying away; consummation.
    • In medicine, a ripening or maturing, by an abscess; development of pus; suppuration.
    • In cytology and embryology, the ultimate phase inside growth of the germcells (ovum and spermatozo√∂n). This stage is described as specific changes in the chromosomes, particularly a decrease in their particular number to at least one 50 % of that of the chromosomes in the somatic or cells.
    • (biology) the process of someone organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism switching slowly from a straightforward to a more complex level
    • visiting full development; becoming mature
    • (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle as well as the release of pus

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