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

 ex·cres·cent /-sṇt/

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

 ex·cres·cent /ɪkˈskrɛsṇt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cres·cent a.  Growing out in an abnormal or morbid manner or as a superfluity.
    Expunge the whole, or lip the excrescent parts.   --Pope.
 Excrescent letter Philol., a letter which has been added to a root; as, the d in alder (AS. alr) is an excrescent letter.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : forming an outgrowth (usually an excessive outgrowth)