auxesis

Growth by increase in cell size rather than by increasing cell numbers.

Auxesis

• (n.) A figure by which a grave and magnificent word is put for the proper word; amplification; hyperbole.
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auxesis

<cell biology> Growth by increase in cell size rather than by increasing cell numbers. ... (02 Jan 1998) ...
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auxesis

(awk-se´sis) increase in size of an organism, especially that due to growth of its individual cells rather than increase in their number. adj., auxet´ic., adj.
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auxesis

noun growth from increase in cell size without cell division
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Auxesis

[biology] Auxesis (from the Greek word meaning increase; grow) refers to growth from an increase in cell size rather than an increase in the number of cells. Auxetic growth occurs in certain tissues, such as muscle, of the higher animals as well as in some organisms, such as nematodes, tunicates, and rotifers. In plant physiology, an auxeti...
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Auxesis

[figure of speech] Auxesis (from αὔξησις `growth, increase`) has multiple meanings. In rhetoric, auxesis is a form of hyperbole that intentionally overstates something or implies that it is greater in significance or size than it really is. Auxesis is the opposite of meiosis. Auxesis may also refer to a sequence of clauses with incr...
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Auxesis

Aux·e'sis noun [ New Latin , Greek ... increase, from ..., ..., to increase.] (Rhet.) A figure by which a grave and magnificent word is put for the proper word; amplification; hyperbole.
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Auxesis

Another term for rhetorical climax. See climax, rhetorical, below.
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auxesis

increase in size; hyperbole or augmentation of meaning
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Auxesis

To place words or phrases in a certain order to obtain a climactic effect.
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auxesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: awk-sē′sis Definitions: 1. Increase in size, especially as in hypertrophy.
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auxesis

[n] - growth from increase in cell size without cell division
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