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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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Children with certain neurological disorders that result in sensory deficit, muscular imbalance, or looseness in the ligaments are prone to growth plate fractures, especially at the ankle and knee.
The growth plates can be seen on X-rays (they look clear against the white bones) and go away when the bones stop growing.
Injuries among children before they hit their growth spurts are often fractures in growth plates.
If not treated, this increased strain can stress the soft tissue attachments to the bone, leading to abnormalities at the growth plate, small tears of ligaments, and even breaking down of the bone.
But doctors refused to allow Boller, a sophomore, to throw because of a growth plate problem in his throwing shoulder.
The study included 149 patients with type-2 fractures (a break through part of the bone at the growth plate and crack through the bone shaft), 11 of whom were diagnosed with obesity; and 205 patients with type-3 fractures, 57 of whom were diagnosed with obesity.
The first player, and arguably the most important, was top pitcher Mike Scripture, who cracked a growth plate in his right arm, ending his season.
Treatment for complete ACL ruptures typically involves transphyseal ACL reconstruction surgery that partially or completely spares the femoral physis (the growth plate, contributing to 70 percent of thigh-bone growth), and adult-type surgical or arthroscopic reconstruction in adolescents at or nearing skeletal maturity.
First, there was inflammation in the growth plate on her right heel, a condition known as Sever's disease.
He added that pain from overuse usually stems from inflammation, such as around the growth plate of the heel bone, more so than a stress fracture.
It is produced and has a receptor in the growth plate, and along with the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3), regulates normal bone growth.
These symptoms may be caused by a slippage of the growth plate in the hip (slipped capital femoral epiphysis).
Sections contain several abstracts, with brief commentary, and focus on new mechanisms, genes, issues, mutations, knowledge, models, perspectives, and therapies, and clinical trials, reviews, clinical practice information, and other research related to neuroendocrinology; the pituitary gland; the thyroid gland; growth and growth factors; growth plate, bone, and mineral metabolism; reproductive endocrinology; the adrenal glands; oncology and chronic disease; type I and type II diabetes; obesity and weight regulation; evidence-based medicine in pediatric endocrinology; and miscellaneous topics in science and medicine.
If you are doing a lot of impact activity, it is constantly pulling at that growth plate.
He fractured the growth plate in his hip during a 300-meter race in the indoor season.