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excrescence

 [ek-skres´ens]
an abnormal outgrowth; a projection related to a disease or pathologic condition. adj., adj excres´cent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·cres·cence

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

(eks-kres'ĕns)
Any outgrowth from a surface.
[L. ex-cresco, pp. -cretus, to grow forth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

excrescence

Any projection of abnormal tissue from a surface, such as a wart, heart valve vegetations or a nasal polyp.
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Satisfaction of the ONSET constraint does not always necessitate epenthesis. On the contrary, SA resorts to epenthesis only when other choices fail to work.
The e may be due to epenthesis, compare Niya documents kareti, Prakrit karei, karai 'does' and Tirahi present tense karem, [??]es, [??]e.
Additionally, future research may be suggested to investigate opaque stress patterns in JA, if any, which involve interaction with syncope, epenthesis or vowel quality.
Divided into prothesis (word-initial, as in the <e> of "establish," from Latin "stabilire"), epenthesis (qv.--medial), and paragoge (final, as in the <st> of "amongst").
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Several morphophonological processes are at work, especially in the verbal domain, such as voicing, epenthesis and several assimilation processes.
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.
Three years later, Couper (2006) conducted a study focusing on epenthesis (inserting an extra sound) and absence (dropping a sound) in L2-learners' speech.