Nodule vs Outgrowth - What's the difference?

nodule | outgrowth | Synonyms |

Nodule is a synonym of outgrowth.


As nouns the difference between nodule and outgrowth

is that nodule is a rounded mass or irregular shape; a little knot or lump while outgrowth is anything that grows out of something else.

nodule

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A rounded mass or irregular shape; a little knot or lump.
  • Derived terms

    outgrowth

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that grows out of something else.
  • # A branch or offshoot of a plant.
  • # An appendage of an animal.
  • # A byproduct or consequence of an action or event.
  • Derived terms

    * neurite outgrowth * neuronal outgrowth