The growth hormone (GH) secreted by anterior pituitary is closely correlated with the pattern of linear growth
during infancy, pre-puberty, puberty and adolescence.
Imdad and Bhutta  The results of previous meta-analyses evaluating effect of zinc supplementation on linear growth
Building on the unconditional linear growth
model, an interaction between time and group was included in the fixed effects.
Two growth models in particular, however, hold promise for characterizing the achievement growth on alternate assessments: transition matrix models and multilevel linear growth
Studies that used locally-appropriate complementary food items rich in animal proteins and micronutrients showed a positive impact in linear growth
of infants (22,24,25).
A 2008 meta-analysis that pooled results from nine studies supported that hypothesis; the authors revealed a strong association between impaired linear growth
and five or more episodes of diarrhea within the first two years of life.
10] equaled the linear growth
rate of the EW + PF group, [[beta].
and aerosil, received by a method of linear growth
of shear stress are given.
All six inhaled corticosteroids were found to suppress linear growth
velocity during 1 year of treatment, which was the primary outcome of interest.
Of the five growth characteristics that were studied in the shoots of the Mundo Novo cultivar under IW, four (plant height, number of plagiotropic branches, leaf number and stem diameter) showed a positive linear growth
pattern; the increase in leaf area followed a quadratic pattern, with a peak at the 12th week.
The effects of plant identity (n = 9; fixed factor) and frond area (covariate) on linear growth
rate were tested using ANCOVA.
was significantly greater at all measured intervals.
The common chronic conditions that follow cancer often can impact growth and development--including linear growth
, skeletal maturation, intellectual functioning, emotional and social maturation, and sexual development.
Birth weight and length are likely to be within the reference ranges, but postnatal linear growth
is strikingly abnormal with a rapid decline in growth velocity soon after birth.
Among growth parameters, specific rate of linear growth