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  • noun

Synonyms for growth

Synonyms for growth

Synonyms for growth

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a progression from simpler to more complex forms

vegetation that has grown

the gradual beginning or coming forth

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(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

something grown or growing

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As a parent I want a web site where I can receive good information about growth disorders and have the freedom to access it on my own," said Joylene LoBello, parent.
But Robert Eckhardt of Pennsylvania State University in University Park still regards LB1 as a pygmy Homo sapiens with an undetermined growth disorder.
Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) products are currently approved to treat multiple growth disorders, including pediatric and adult growth hormone deficiency, Turner Syndrome, chronic renal insufficiency, idiopathic short stature, Prader-Willi Syndrome, short children born small for gestational age, short bowel syndrome and muscle wasting in patients with HIV.
See also: Cardio-Facio-Cutaneous Syndrome, Growth Disorders
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Growth Disorders.
com)-- Human Growth Foundation (HGF) today announced that Eli Lilly and Company is the lead sponsor of its HGF Family Day, an event that aims to increase the awareness of growth disorders and the critical importance of early diagnosis and treatment.
A sampling of topics: early influences of nutrition on fetal growth and on postnatal growth, nutrition and genetics, epigenetic anomalies in childhood growth disorders, evolutionary and life history perspectives on human growth; birthweight trends; economic drivers and consequences of stunting, growth standards and trade-offs in healthy infant growth, the relationship between childhood growth and later outcomes, public policy implications of promoting growth, and pharmacological interventions for short stature (pros and cons).
Serono Symposia International Foundation (SSIF) organizes the second live educational meeting entitled " Adherence to treatment in chronic disease: focusing on diabetes, growth disorders and multiple sclerosis " in Rome on April 5[sup.
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Growth hormone is not only used for children's growth disorders, but is also being used by some sports men and women to promote muscle growth and regeneration.
The products will mainly be used to detect growth disorders and hypertension.
Organized into 12 chapters, this text presents in detail the endocrinology of pediatric diseases and conditions, including normal growth and growth disorders, the thyroid gland, obesity, hypoglycemia, diabetes, and disorders of the posterior pituitary gland and water metabolism.
The surgeon referred her to a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specialized in growth disorders at The Children's Hospital of Boston.
African Pygmies have long puzzled scientists studying growth disorders because these people have normal amounts of growth hormone but rarely grow taller than 4 feet 10 inches.
In addition, the author explains why an understanding of these transition periods enables us to better understand the sequence and mechanisms of child growth as well as to better diagnose child growth disorders.
This is a major accomplishment to build awareness and help people understand the significance of growth disorders in children.
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