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node

 
pronunciation:
nod
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a knoblike or knotlike swelling or mass of tissue.
synonyms:
knot, nodule
similar words:
bulge, bump, excrescence, growth, knob, lump, nub, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, tubercle, tumor
definition 2: a usu. thickened part or joint of a plant stem, from which a leaf or bud may grow.
synonyms:
joint
similar words:
bud, gnarl, knot, knurl, tuber