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.
A rounded mass or irregular shape; a little knot or lump.
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.
* neurite outgrowth
* neuronal outgrowth