vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"
something grown or growing; "a growth of hair"
(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
a progression from simpler to more complex forms; "the growth of culture"
(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)