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Excrescence may refer to:
Excrescence (phonology), the addition of a consonant to a word
In medicine and physiology, an outgrowth, especially of this skin, such as occurs in carnosity
Excrescence (architecture), an outgrowth of the main body of a building that does not harmonize well with the main body
Let us also note that the lower pole expands into the umbilical excrescence, which is less easy of perforation than those parts protected by the skin alone.
During the first year he has no horns, but a horny excrescence, which is short and rough, and covered with a thin hairy skin.
Directly across Tremont Street from the corner where I stood was the entrance to the Old Burying Ground, which occupies a kind of excrescence of land off Boston Common-that is, the area is attached but not a part of the Common proper.
In Sussex, the peculiar excrescence which is often found on the
Only in the north-west corner was a little place jutting out from the great wall, a kind of excrescence or loop, no doubt used in the old distrustful days for observation, where it was possible to sit really unseen, because between it and the house was a thick clump of daphne.
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