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accretion
(n)
ǝ-CREE-shǝn
Meaning

growth; increase

1st Sample Sentence

If you switch to a low-fat diet immediately, you can still halt the accretion of fatty tissue in your arteries.

Root

ad (emphatic prefix)#crescere (to grow) (Latin)

Mnemonics

accretion ~ add + creation, this addition to creation leads to growth Ac-creation ACCRETION sounds like secretion which gives an idea of growth in size.

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