from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To mature, ripen, or develop.
- intransitive v. To suppurate.
- transitive v. To cause to suppurate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To mature
- v. to achieve suppuration
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
- transitive v. To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).
- intransitive v. To ripen; to become mature; specifically, to suppurate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bring to maturity; mature.
- To promote perfect suppuration in.
- To ripen; come to or toward maturity.
- To suppurate perfectly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. ripen and generate pus
- v. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
- v. grow old or older
In the first instance it produced a few pustules, which did not maturate; but in the subsequent cases none appeared. —
In the first instance it produced a few pustules, which did not maturate; but in the subsequent cases none appeared.
The consequences frequently are inflammation and eruptions which maturate.
The affection in my face soon terminated in three or four pustules attended with inflammation, but which did not maturate, and I was presently well.
However, these immature NK cells may have the potential to maturate in vivo following adoptive transfer.
• With each menstrual cycle, a few primary oocyte (about 5 to 30) begin to maturate and complete 1st meiotic division shortly before ovulation.
And while normally cells divide to form daughter cells that differentiate (maturate) to specific roles in the body, BCRL-ABL positive cells, instead, are much more likely to continue dividing.
What it's like to be young, and not necessarily young in a good way but in a way that takes into consideration all the trials and travails that can happen to young people as they maturate into the adult world.
I suggest we let it maturate a little, than we should link it here and take inspiration for the relative "paradigmatic example".
Nematocyte progenitors are localised in the proximal region of the bulb, near the bell margin, and the nematoblasts move during their differentiation towards the tentacle, where they maturate.