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maturation

1. Zoology the development of ova and spermatozoa from precursor cells in the ovary and testis, involving meiosis
2. a less common word for suppuration

maturation

[‚mach·ə′rā·shən]
(biology)
The process of coming to full development.
The final series of changes in the growth and formation of germ cells.
(virology)
The process that leads to incorporation of viral genomes into capsids and complete virions.
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This condition can promote growth retardation, delayed bone development, fatigue, loss of body mass, and impaired development (sexual, motor and cognitive), which could preclude normal pubertal development and impair biological maturation (Salgueiro et al, 2002, 2004; Koury et al.
In vitro culture and maturation of Germinal Vesicle (GV) oocytes is an efficient method to generate mature oocytes.
Other reasons for age estimation using bone maturation include evaluation of patients who are being considered for growth hormone replacement therapy and legal matters, such as determination of age in persons without documentation, such as asylum seekers (2, 4, 19).
During IVEP, in vitro maturation is a crucial step for the generation of quality oocytes capable of being fertilized and developed into normal embryos (Wang et al.
Since firmness is a parameter used as indicator of fruit maturation, this study aimed to evaluate the relationship between the biological activity measured by the optical technique of biospeckle laser and pulp firmness of Acrocomia aculeata fruits along the maturation weeks and during the senescence period after harvest.
The system maturation in a single chamber for concrete bricks, blocks and paving for 15 rows and technology project implementation in terms of ABW SUPERBRUK Sp.
In the HWR method, skeletal maturation is based on the stages of ossification of the bones of hand and wrist, whereas changes of the cervical vertebrae morphology are used in the CVM evaluation.
After 44 h of maturation, oocytes were denuded of cumulus cells by pipetting with 0.
At 500ft below ground there is a constant temperature of 6-7C, ideal for the maturation process.
Their maturation levels corresponded to that of late-gestation embryos.