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ne·o·plasm

(nē'ō-plazm),
An abnormal tissue that grows by cellular proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease. Neoplasms show partial or complete lack of structural organization and functional coordination with the normal tissue, and usually form a distinct mass of tissue that may be either benign (benign tumor) or malignant (cancer).
Synonym(s): new growth, tumor (2)
[neo- + G. plasma, thing formed]

new growth

a neoplasm or tumor.

new growth

A term often used by clinicians when discussing cancer with patients, which translates as either a primary neoplasm (one that is newly discovered and potentially malignant) or secondary (i.e., one that appears after what was thought to be adequate treatment, either locally or at a distance—metastatic—from the primary site).

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Q. does the growth hormone have side effects and what are they?

A. Yes, it does, and not a few. They include, among others, pain in the joints, carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes, pain at the injection site, problems with the thyroid gland, ear problems and many others. You may read more about side effects of growth hormone treatment (called Mecasermin or Somatropin) here: http://www.drugs.com/ppa/mecasermin.html

Q. Is nutrition vital for healthy hair growth? I am engaged to a girl 3 months back and our marriage is on coming month. I was above heavens when my girl told me that I am handsome. Now I am afraid whether she will hate me soon bcoz, for the past few days I have had drastic hair fall. I feel to be taking less nutrition diet. Is nutrition vital for healthy hair growth? I have dreamt my life with that beautiful angel and never want to lose on that. She can definitely add face value to my happy life. Please guide me to marry my beautiful girl.

A. HELLO ZAK...STAY CALM...IF YOUR GIRL REALLY LOVES YOU...SHE WILL NOT BE WORRIED ABOUT A LITTLE HAIR LOSS...OR A LITTLE WEIGHT GAIN.....GOOD LUCK...MRFOOT56

Q. I have a heavy growth of thin hair on my face and neck area. What can I do? I have a heavy growth of thin hair on my face and neck area. I did wax couple of times but found a thick growth of chin hair which was difficult to get rid. I did try to pluck but found that it grows back immediately within a day. I do not like to use electro hair removing. What can I do?

A. i saw couple of women that bleach their facial hair...maybe that would work?

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The Sweden-based pan-Nordic grocery chains operator Axfood AB set out on Thursday (26 August) new growth targets for the years 2004-2008, entailing an organic growth of 3.
Give evergreen hedges a trim before the end of the month to allow new growth to harden before the advent of frost.
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This is an important milestone for our company that shows our work and investments over the past few years to develop suspension component design, engineering and manufacturing capability are creating new growth opportunities for Superior that complement our position in aluminum wheels," said Borick.
Our analysis indicates that most new growth will come from pushing the boundaries of a strong core business into "adjacent" territory.
In cold climates, wait until spring, after new growth appears at the base.
When a tree is being pruned for shape, such as a Christmas tree, the objective is to throttle back annual limb growth, and the recommendation is to cut short the "candles" of new growth as they start to harden off, but before the new needles are fully formed.