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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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Growth failure was defined as parent-adjusted height z-score < -1.
Malnutrition and growth failure in cyanotic and acyanotic congenital heart disease with and without pulmonary hypertension.
8,23 While growth failure and malnutrition are common among patients with CHDs, other factors can also cause the same effects.
Children with conditions which lead to growth failure including chronic lung disease, hypothyroidism, chronic renal disease, craniofacial disorders, cerebral palsy, malnutrition, neuromuscular disease, chronic allergic rhinitis and Down syndrome were not included in the study.
Children with progeria look far older than their years, and suffer growth failure, loss of body fat and hair, aged-looking skin, stiff joints and hip dislocation.
Nonpermissive environments in the central nervous system (CNS) contribute to the axon growth failure.
TGF-I is approved for treatment of children with a deficiency of this hormone, causing growth failure.
IGF-I is currently approved for treatment of children with a deficiency of this hormone, causing growth failure.
Omnitrope had recently been approved for the treatment of children with growth failure due to Prader-Willi syndrome and treatment of children small for gestational age.
Contributors from the US, Europe, and Israel who specialize in the disease also discuss growth failure and delayed puberty and the transition from pediatric to adult care.
Isolated phrenic nerve palsy is a rare condition resulting from birth injury, with many possible complications such as diaphragmatic paralysis, pulmonary infection, chronic lung disease, growth failure and even death.
Early treatment with growth hormone can correct growth failure in infants and toddlers with Turner syndrome, allowing many of them to achieve normal height within a few years, Dr.
The full syndrome is easily recognised with facial features of short palpebral fissures (the opening length of the eye), smooth philtrum (the vertical groove or dimple in the upper lip) and thin upper lip in an infant with developmental delay, growth failure and hyperactivity.
The drug is also used in adults to treat growth failure and to treat weight loss caused by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).