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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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Thus, most previous analyses of epenthesis have treated it as a phonological process of some sort.
In English, the only phonological default is schwa epenthesis.
The e may be due to epenthesis, compare Niya documents kareti, Prakrit karei, karai 'does' and Tirahi present tense karem, [?
Nevertheless, comparing the two strategies used for the modification of the cluster, we can observe that the reduction of the codas is much more frequent than the epenthesis, especially because most of these were made by only one of the subjects.
Divided into prothesis (word-initial, as in the <e> of "establish," from Latin "stabilire"), epenthesis (qv.
Harrikari (2000) has presented a complementary and partially opposing view on identity group interpretation, using the optimality theory of generative phonology as the framework and considering dialectic epenthesis, gemination, and language games as examples.
6] Causas istorum nominum in sequentibus invenies, unde quidam: 'prothesis apponit caput, apheresisque rescindit; sincopa de medio tollit quod epenthesis auget; aufert apocope finem quem dat paragoge".
Three years later, Couper (2006) conducted a study focusing on epenthesis (inserting an extra sound) and absence (dropping a sound) in L2-learners' speech.
seli 'bran' see above section 4 where I have suggested an effect of epenthesis.
This research observed that all English complex vowels such as diphthongs and triphthongs are simplified in the English speech of L1 Shona speakers through phonological processes such as glide epenthesis, monophthongization and substitution of diphthongs with monophthongs.
Considering evidences from processes like resyllabification, intervocalic voicing, epenthesis, and nasal assimilation, we propose that the alignment between prosody and morphology and some syllable structure constraints are higher ranked than constraints referring to prosodic word dominance, such as exhaustiveness and nonrecursiveness.
Among their topics are phonetically-driven epenthesis asymmetries in French and Spanish obstruent-liquid clusters, Romanian diphthongs as a case of complex nuclei in articulatory phonology, and perseverative phonetic effects in bilingual code-switching.