auxology


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auxology

A near-extinct term that dignifies the study of growth, especially of microorganisms.

auxology

(og″zol′ŏ-jē″, ok″sol′) [Gr. auxanein, auxein, to grow + -logy]
The study of growth (the increase in height, weight, and head circumference, in childhood and adolescence).