Definitions for "Excrescence"
An excrescent appendage, as, a wart or tumor; anything growing out unnaturally from anything else; a preternatural or morbid development; hence, a troublesome superfluity; an incumbrance; as, an excrescence on the body, or on a plant.
n. (L. excrescere, to grow out; ex, out; crescere, to grow) a normal outgrowth; a disfiguring addition.
Abnormal outgrowth usually harmless, on an animal or vegetables body
The insertion of a consonant into a consonant cluster that lengthens the cluster, such as the insertion of [p] into the final consonant cluster in the word warmth.
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form