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Medical Term:

development

Pronunciation: de-vel'op-ment

Definition:

  1. The act or process of natural progression in physical and psychological maturation from a previous, lower, or embryonic stage to a later, more complex, or adult stage.
  2. The process of chromatography.

See: adaptation6, equilibration5

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