emergence vs outgrowth what difference

what is difference between emergence and outgrowth

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French émergence. See also emergency.

Morphologically emerge +‎ -ence.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˈmɜːdʒ(ə)ns/

Noun

emergence (countable and uncountable, plural emergences)

  1. The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprising or appearance.
  2. In particular: the arising of emergent structure in complex systems.
  3. (obsolete) An emergency.
    • 1812, Frances Burney, Journals and Letters, Penguin 2001, p. 452:
      I [] had recourse to an English Merchant, Mr Gregory, long settled at Dunkirk, to whom, happily, I had been recommended, as to a person capable, in any emergence, to afford me assistance.

Related terms

  • emerge

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • eclosion

References

  • emergence in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

out- +‎ growth

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊtˌɡroʊθ/

Noun

outgrowth (countable and uncountable, plural outgrowths)

  1. Anything that grows out of something else.
    1. A branch or offshoot of a plant.
    2. An appendage of an animal.
    3. A byproduct or consequence of an action or event.
  2. Excessive growth.

Derived terms

  • neurite outgrowth
  • neuronal outgrowth

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