downgrowth

down·growth

(down-grōth),
Something that grows downward; the process of growing in a downward direction.

down·growth

(down'grōth)
Something that grows downward; the process of growing in a downward direction.
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Fuchs' team determined that just before birth, the nascent sweat duct forms as a downgrowth from progenitor cells in the epidermis, the same master cells that at different body sites give rise to mammary glands, hair follicles and many other epithelial appendages.
This continuous mechanical disruption prevented epithelial downgrowth and formation of a stable inner lining.
Chapters incorporate experience sections with scientific information on imaging and diagnostics, ocular surface disorders, infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases, neoplasia and epithelial downgrowth, dystrophies and degenerations, and refractive surgery.
In this study, Laser-Lok was shown to attract a physical connective tissue attachment to a predetermined zone on the implant while inhibiting epithelial downgrowth and preserving coronal bone levels.
The result of over 15 years of evidence-based research and documented clinical trials, the patented 8 and 12 micron Laser-Lok(R) channels play a vital role in inhibiting epithelial downgrowth and attaching and retaining crestal bone.
This patented precision laser surface treatment is unique within the industry as the only surface treatment shown to attract a physical connective tissue attachment to a predetermined zone on the implant while inhibiting epithelial downgrowth and preserving the coronal level of bone over the long term.
Composed of meningothelial cells and fibroblasts and accompanying vasculature, the process undergoes downgrowth into the cortex (Figure 7, B).
The upper vagina is actually a downgrowth of the mullerian system" and so less susceptible to change associated with estrogen depletion.
Retraction of the epidermal downgrowths may also explain the loss in proliferative capacity associated with the aged epidermis.
The endophytic downgrowths of tumour formed burrows filled with keratinous material, in keeping with verrucous carcinoma.