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excrescence

ex·cres·cence

excrescence

 
pronunciation:
ihk skre sihns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: abnormal enlargement or growth; hypertrophy.
definition 2: an abnormal, disfiguring outgrowth such as that caused by a tumor.
definition 3: anything growing out from the body, such as a horn.
similar words:
protuberance
derivation: excrescency (n.)