# exponential growth

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## log·a·rith·mic phase

exponential, a period in the course of growth of a bacterial culture in which maximal multiplication is occurring by geometric progression; thus, if the logarithms of their numbers are plotted against time, they will form a straight upward line.

## exponential growth

strictly speaking that of a population where rate of growth is proportional to its population size, but is often used to mean an ever increasing growth.

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