aug-, auc-, auct-, auxano-, auxi-, aux-, auxo-

(Greek > Latin: to increase, to grow; growth)

authority, (from Latin, auctor, "invention, creator, advice, opinion, influence, command")
The right and power to command, enforce laws, exact obedience, determine, or judge; a person or group invested with this right and power.
authorization, authorize
1. To give authority or power to.
2. To approve or to permit; to sanction.
auxanogram
A plate culture of bacteria in which variable conditions are provided in order to determine the effect of these conditions on the growth of the bacteria.
auxanography
A method, using auxanograms, for determining the appropriate culture medium for growing a particular strain of microorganism.
auxanology
auxanometer
auxesis
auxetic
auxetical
auxiliary
auxiliometer
auxilytic
auxin
auxoautotrophic (adjective), more auxoautotrophic, most auxoautotrophic
1. A reference to an increase in the nursing, tending, and self-nourishing; of plants: Farmers are specialists in the care auxoautotrophic wheat, corn, and other food products.
2. Relating to an organism capable of increasing the synthesizing of its own food from inorganic substances, using light or chemical energy: Green plants, algae, and certain bacteria are examples of auxoautotrophic vegetation.
auxocardia