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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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Besides body weight, the effect of compensatory growth was investigated on many other traits such as carcass components, feed efficiency and behavior (Kabbali et al.
Dietary protein and energy modifications to maximize compensatory growth of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.
Effects of feed restriction on compensatory growth period, nutrient digestibility and economics of Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica).
Any apparent costs for compensatory growth induced by the wider temperature fluctuations were not detected.
Nevertheless, many authors have reported that organisms may exhibit compensatory growth followed by increased growth if they are farmed under suitable conditions (Nicieza & Metcalfe 1997, Ali et al.
Effect of feed restriction on compensatory growth response of young male goats.
Ryan [13] reports that the period of restriction must be long enough to ensure adaptation to the lower plane of nutrition in order for compensatory growth to be realized.
Eblex senior regional manager Clive Brown: said: "Young cows offer particular opportunities for profitable weight gain due to higher feed conversion efficiencies, as do larger-framed thin cows which can show valuable compensatory growth.
Compensatory Growth, Feed Utilization, Whole-Body Composition, and Hematological Changes in Starved Juvenile Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.
A lack of growth in some areas and compensatory growth in other areas will result in an altered head shape.
The term plant compensatory growth refers to exaggerated vegetative growth that results from mechanical damage to plants (e.
We found that female guppies that underwent compensatory growth as juveniles produced less offspring than would be expected for their body size relative to females that underwent normal growth as juveniles," she said.
After one year of age, the opposite affect was demonstrated, and coronary heart disease mortality was shown to increase with compensatory growth, defined as rapid increases in weight across percentiles during childhood (Barker, Winter et al.
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