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excrescence

a projection or protuberance, esp an outgrowth from an organ or part of the body

excrescence

[ek′skrē·səns]
(biology)
Abnormal or excessive increase in growth.
An abnormal outgrowth.
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Fourakis and Port (1986), in addition to showing that epenthesis is language-specific, also find that epenthetic stops are not phonetically equivalent to underlying voiceless stops: in pairs such as dense (with epenthetic [t]) vs.
The trigger for schwa epenthesis may be either phonological or morphological.
That deletion as opposed to vowel epenthesis occurs is a consequence of the ranking DEP-V >> MAX-C.
There are also instances of epenthesis in word initial sC- sequences speak [es'pi:[?
67) LINDA LOMBARDI, "Coronal epenthesis and markedness", Phonology, 19 (2002), p.
Furthermore, languages rely on morphophonemic processes such as glide formation, vowel deletion, vowel coalescence and consonant (usually glide) epenthesis to resolve hiatus (see Casali, 1996, 1997).
From this all words here can be derived: Bangani, Deogari and Kashmiri display epenthesis (more on this below in section 13), but not Indus Kohistani and Romani.
Here he claims that, universally, "in loan phonology epenthesis is natural initially and deletion finally" (p.
deletion, epenthesis, morpheme coalescence) and also minimality/maximality constraints (e.
Thus Hogg refers to Luick when discussing palatalisation (260-261,263,275), assibilation (272), assibilation of [sc] (271), fricative voicing (283-284), development of velars (289), gemination (294), consonant loss (297), epenthesis (298), assimilation (300-301), and consonant shifts (306).
Processes that persist beyond 3 years include cluster reduction, epenthesis, gliding, vocalization, stopping, depalatalization, and final devoicing (Ferguson, Menn, & Stoel-Gammon, 1992; Grunwell, 1987; Locke, 1983; Stoel-Gammon & Dunn, 1985; Yavas, 1988).
Agassiz, 1865; Clytia (Campanularia) volubilis du Plessis, 1871; Campanularia (Clytia) johnstoni Hincks, 1872; Campanularia coronata Clarke, 1879; Epenthesis bicophora Haeckel, 1879; Clytia flavidula Metschnikoff, 1886; Campanularia edwardsi Nutting, 1901a; Clytia grayi Nutting, 1901a; Campanularia minuta Fraser, 1912b; Phialidium hemisphaericum Mayer, 1910; Campanularia (Clytia) johnstoni Broch, 1912; Clytia minuta Fraser, 1912b; Clytia uniflora Stechow, 1923a; Clytia similis Fraser, 1947; Phialidium noliformis Kramp, 1959; Phialidium noliforme Kramp, 1961; Campanularia (Clytia) coronata Vervoort, 1968; Clytia (Campanularia) hemisphaerica Gili, 1982; Clytia hemisphaerica Calder, 1991; Migotto, 1993; Cornelius, 1982, 1995.