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Dictionary definition for: Maturation

1. (n) coming to full development; becoming mature

2. (n) (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"

3. (n) (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

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