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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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In addition to its growth promoting effect on bone through increases in GH secretion, T itself also contributes to bone formation and the pubertal growth spurt, perhaps through a direct interaction with growth plate chondrocytes (Nilsson et al.
The CT scan described the humeral head growth plate as irregular, possessing both fused and unfused regions with metaphyseal and the epiphyseal overgrowth and remodeling.
Although infections with Staphylococcus species are occasional causes of vertebral osteomyelitis in juvenile poultry with active growth plates, it is only sporadically reported in raptors and companion birds.
The study concluded by suggesting that sleeping and bone length growth are related temporarily, which again supports the notion that certain behavioural states in a child could exacerbate the discomfort and pain experienced by having increased hormone output adding to the cellular forces exerted across the epiphyseal growth plate.
Premature closure of the epiphysis secondary to infection rather than direct injury to the growth plate was excluded (Engber and Clancy, 1978).
After noticing that pluripotent mESCs tend to stick together in round colonies while cells on the colony edges in contact with the rigid growth plate tend to differentiate more quickly, the team decided to focus on mESC mechanics rather than chemistry.
The parameters measured included thickness of the joint cartilage, thickness of the whole epiphyseal growth plate and its three zones.
Furthermore, growth was markedly improved as were the growth plate abnormalities and features of osteomalacia.
A 2008 study with genetically engineered mice without VDRs reported, as expected, that the mice developed a bone and growth plate phenotype similar to humans with severe vitamin D deficiency.
GH is also advocated for managing short stature in children with proven GH deficiency, where there is expected benefit based on age at presentation and growth plate potential.
Caine D, Roy S, Singer KM, et al: Stress changes of the distal radial growth plate.
As a result, children often suffer fractures of the growth plate in the setting of trauma.