accretionary growth

ac·cre·tion·ar·y growth

growth by an increase of intercellular material.

accretionary growth

Apparent growth in organ or tissue which is due to an increase in stromal bulk; hypertrophy.

ac·cre·tion·ar·y growth

(ă-krē'shŭn-ar-ē grōth)
Growth by an increase of intercellular material.

ac·cre·tion·ar·y growth

(ă-krē'shŭn-ar-ē grōth)
Growth by an increase of intercellular material.
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In larger specimens, the shell may reach over 6 cm in length (Hunt, 1877), and shows accretionary growth bands analogous to those seen on the shelves of bivalves or other molluscs (e.
This is because the shape of shell outline is not a geometrical figuration generated per se, defined at the outset, but it is the cumulative result of an accretionary growth process [4].
Accretionary growth involves the addition of new material to an existing surface.