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excrescence

 [ek-skres´ens]
an abnormal outgrowth; a projection related to a disease or pathologic condition. adj., adj excres´cent.

ex·cres·cence

(eks-kres'ens),
Any outgrowth from a surface.
[L. ex- cresco, pp. -cretus, to grow forth]

excrescence

/ex·cres·cence/ (eks-kres´ins) an abnormal outgrowth; a projection of morbid origin.excres´cent

excrescence

(ĭk-skrĕs′əns)
n.
1. An outgrowth or enlargement, especially an abnormal one, such as a wart.
2. A usually unwanted or unnecessary accretion: "Independent agencies were an excrescence on the Constitution" (Los Angeles Times).

ex·cres·cence

(eks-kres'ĕns)
Any outgrowth from a surface.
[L. ex-cresco, pp. -cretus, to grow forth]

excrescence

Any projection of abnormal tissue from a surface, such as a wart, heart valve vegetations or a nasal polyp.

excrescence

an abnormal outgrowth; a projection of morbid origin.
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Here we have again a clear case of north-western epenthesis.
As mentioned earlier in this study, the glide epenthesis process is used to break up diphthongs because native Shona phonology does not have them.
bwa/; but vowel epenthesis as in (c) below will not work.
Much like movement epenthesis in the case of signs without underlying movement (see Section 6.
We do not find a parallel phenomenon with copy epenthesis, which always targets the closest consonant (in the case of an epenthetic consonant) or closest vowel (in the case of an epenthetic vowel).
It is dearly not the case that all of the constructions in Fox are subject to the same default consonant epenthesis pattern.
3]t- clusters clearly involved epenthesis, one must also allow for the possibility that other developments may also have taken place within certain more narrowly defined phonological situations.
In the case of consonant final nouns and/or adjectives, a phonological epenthesis rule inserts e into the empty V of the prosodic template, as in (8).
Stop epenthesis is an alternation that lies at the interface of phonetics and phonology: there are reasons to consider it a phonological alternation, part of the grammar, but it is clearly articulatorily motivated and closely related to language-specific phonetics.
5-10) presents an overview of San ani phonology, with illustrations of syncope, epenthesis, assimilation, and diphthong reduction, among other topics.
Zwicky 1975 for an overview), two rules are necessary to derive the according surface forms: schwa epenthesis to derive forms like [roz[inverted e]z] and voicing assimilation to derive forms like [kaets].
13 This is the case, of course, only for those verb-stems (the majority) in which the presence of two consonants made the vowel epenthesis necessary.