Nouns denoting natural proesses

ruin
the process of becoming dilapidated
 
reflation
inflation of currency after a period of deflation; restore the system to a previous state
 
extravasation
the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine
 
osteolysis
lysis of bone caused by disease or infection or inadequate blood supply
 
ulceration
the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
 
lactation
the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
 
isogamy
(biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of gametes of the same size and structure
 
pair production
the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus
 
chain reaction
a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next
 
peptisation
the process of converting to a sol; bringing to a colloidal solution
 
vulcanisation
process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
 
gastrulation
the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
 
superposition
(geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another
 
ecchymosis
the escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin
 
quellung reaction
the swelling of the capsule surrounding a microorganism after reaction with an antibody; the basis of certain tests for identifying microorganisms
 
condensation
the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
 
iteration
(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
 
soil erosion
the washing away of soil by the flow of water
 
heterometaboly
development of insects with incomplete metamorphosis in which no pupal stage precedes maturity
 
ptyalism
excessive flow of saliva
 
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