Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun maturation

3 senses of maturation

Sense 1
maturation, ripening, maturement -- (coming to full development; becoming mature)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 2
growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis -- ((biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 3
festering, suppuration, maturation -- ((medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

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