relative growth

relative growth

the comparison of the various increases in size of similar organisms, tissues, or structures at different time intervals.

relative growth

the growth of a structure in relation to the growth of another structure. For example, skull size in developing humans has a smaller relative growth than long bones.
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Its relative growth prospects are undoubted: in a liberalising world, why should three-fifths of the planet's population not one day produce a similar proportion of its output?
This is a result of the faster relative growth in the employment rate in Wales over this period.
Kalhori [8] concluded that irrigation cutting resulted in reduction of relative growth rate in all growth stages of sunflower; this reduction was more severe in vegetative stage than reproductive stage.
Industry leaders will probe recent developments in high-potential Asian markets and assess relative growth opportunities.
Operating revenues increased as a result of these transactions, but lower power prices have resulted in a lower capacity utilisation and the group's income has consequently not experienced the same relative growth compared to that of the costs," Statkraft said.
Thanks to the relative growth of China's economy, the country's dominant search-engine company Baidu hasn't been hurting in terms of revenue and profits the last few quarters.
The proportion of specimens affected by these abnormalities was high (38%) and a comparison of the relative growth of healthy and abnormal clams was made.
The much stronger new business comparatives during the remainder of the year will see our relative growth slow," he said.
WALES will experience the highest relative growth innewrecruits tothe construction industry of any UK region over the next five years, according to a new report.
Because of the potential hazards in cooling cooked foods, the USDA requires that as certain meat and poultry products are cooled, the relative growth of C.
Shoot relative growth rates (RGR) were similar for understory and gap species in the low light treatment.