differential growth

dif·fer·en·tial growth

different rates of growth in associated tissues or structures; used especially in embryology when the differences in growth rates result in changing the original proportions or relations.

differential growth

a difference in the size or rate of growth of dissimilar organisms, tissues, or structures.
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Differential growth is driven by a combination of increased plant failure rates and slower growth of surviving plants.
But recall Fallows's gripe that neoclassical economics fails to explain differential growth adequately.
The present study analyses these two components of growth for Sindh and Punjab in order to explain differential growth in these provinces.
Clearly, differential growth rates and cyclical sensitivity variations will create uncertainty for many Mid-South communities in 1991.
The differential growth rate between the philanthropic sector and its partnt service-producing sector (private and government) over the same period translated into a moderate increase in the employment representation of the philanthropic sector among service industries from 9.
3 Utility Attitude in Developed and Emerging Nations to Drive Differential Growth in Smart Grid Deployment
Some looking at themes relating to the region as a whole and others focusing on particular towns, they illuminate such aspects as the differential growth of towns, the role of endogenous and exogenous growth stimuli, and links between manufacturing and service economies.
Yet the differential growth rate of ethnic Albanians in Kosovo ultimately led to the [further] dismemberment of Yugoslavia.
The species are 5 years old and for unapparent reasons have shown differential growth.
If such differential growth in the demand for skill is an important part of the explanation, then one would expect that demand for skill would have grown faster during the 1980s than in earlier decades.
By combining the two leading companies in the North American deathcare industry, we are creating an even broader and stronger platform from which to drive differential growth by further leveraging our scale, tailoring our approach to customers' needs, and pioneering innovative products and delivery of services to a growing customer base.
Hirsig, president and chief executive officer, said, "In recent years, we have undertaken several product initiatives to expand our markets and achieve differential growth for ARCO Chemical Company.

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