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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cres·cence /ɪkˈskrɛsṇ(t)s, ɛk-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·cres·cence /ɪkˈskrɛsṇ(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cres·cence n.  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. Excrescences of joy.”
    The excrescences of the Spanish monarchy.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from
           a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness,
            jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion]
      2: (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some
         part of the body