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formative

/for·ma·tive/ (for´mah-tiv) concerned in the origination and development of an organism, part, or tissue.

formative

(fôr′mə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Forming or capable of forming.
2.
a. Susceptible to transformation by growth and development.
b. Biology Capable of producing new cells or tissue.

for′ma·tive·ly adv.

formative

adjective Referring to the shaping or moulding—e.g., of a child as part of his or her developmental (maturational) process.
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