Auxesis



growth, especially that resulting from an increase in cell size.
noun
growth in animal or plant tissues resulting from an increase in cell size without cell division

auxesis aux·e·sis (ôg-zē’sĭs, ôk-sē’-)
n.
Growth resulting from increase in cell size without cell division.
aux·et’ic (ôg-zět’ĭk) adj.

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  • Auxetic

    pertaining to or promoting auxesis. an auxetic agent.

  • Auxil

    auxiliary; auxiliaries. auxiliary auxiliary verb



  • Auxiliaries

    additional; supplementary; reserve: an auxiliary police force. used as a substitute or reserve in case of need: The hospital has an auxiliary power system in case of a blackout. (of a boat) having an engine that can be used to supplement the sails: an auxiliary yawl. giving support; serving as an aid; helpful: The mind […]

  • Auxiliary

    additional; supplementary; reserve: an auxiliary police force. used as a substitute or reserve in case of need: The hospital has an auxiliary power system in case of a blackout. (of a boat) having an engine that can be used to supplement the sails: an auxiliary yawl. giving support; serving as an aid; helpful: The mind […]



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