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Synonyms for bud

Synonyms for bud

a source of further growth and development

a young person between birth and puberty

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

Words related to bud

a partially opened flower

a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals

develop buds

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start to grow or develop

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Inguinal mammary glands from D2 progeny were fixed and stained with carmine alum at PND36 to detect terminal end buds and branch elongation according to published methods (Fenton et al.
2002) has demonstrated that in utero exposure to TCDD (1 [micro]/kg) in rats causes changes in the mammary gland of the offspring, including fewer primary ducts, stunted epithelial progression into the fat pad, fewer than half the number of terminal buds than in control glands, decreased lateral ductal branching, delayed lobule formation, and the presence of terminal end buds at a time when control glands have few.
Their sensitivity to oestrogen was revealed by the degree to which it affected the further growth and structure of terminal end buds.
What soy seems to do during early life," says Lamartiniere, "is stimulate the differentiation of the terminal end buds in the breast.
At the other end Buds captain Hugh Murray tried to rescue a point from a similar range but No.
Proliferation of primitive ductal structures in the newborn breast leads to branching and terminal end buds (TEBs).