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mature

1. Biology
a. fully developed or differentiated
b. fully grown; adult
2. (of a river valley or land surface) in the middle stage of the cycle of erosion, characterized by meanders, maximum relief, etc.

mature

[mə′chu̇r]
(biology)
Being fully grown and developed.
Ripe.
(food engineering)
Having attained the final state of processing, as certain wines.
(geology)
Pertaining to a topography or region, and to its landforms, having undergone maximum development and accentuation of form.
Pertaining to the third stage of textural maturity of a clastic sediment.
(psychology)
Having the emotional qualities of a well-adjusted adult.
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Calhoun et al called this mass a matured lipoblastoma.
We become aware that if our parents had been infallible we could never have matured to be autonomous and responsible adults.
Since that time, the technology industry has significantly matured, and technology professional services have played a large part in the continued growth of historically product-centric companies.
As she matured she lost that puppy look that we found so precious; rolls of baby fat grew into well-groomed muscle and sinew .
In mice, Eppig says, about 45 percent of eggs matured outside the body produce healthy offspring.
After about 2 weeks, slightly more than 30 percent of the oocytes had matured into eggs ready for insemination.
Those cells matured to form sperm, and in some cases the recipients went on to father offspring.