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spurt

Vox populi A surge or abrupt ↑ in the size or speed of a thing. See Fat spurt, Growth spurt.
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5 Ruf and Pancherz who used the Herbst appliance for jaw growth modification therapy to correct mandibular deficiency the optimal time for growth modification was around the peak of the pubertal growth spurt.
Growth spurts were associated with increased sleep bout duration in boys compared with girls and increased number of sleep bouts in girls compared with boys," says Lampl.
I suppose it must do the same when he's inside me, but my last boyfriend seemed to spurt.
Bakersfield built a 10-point lead after a 7-0 spurt in the first half, claiming a 38-33 lead at the break.
Will I have another painful growth spurt before college?
Current figures for industrial ouput in the Ukraine are impressive, but looming mandates that will arrive with an expanded European Union (EU) could bring an end to the current growth spurt.
It should be clear that, far from the cry of the tax-consuming hordes against Proposition 13, cutting taxes will not cause a depression; it will rather cause living standards to spurt.
They have a growth spurt at around 18 months, and breeding at such a young age would put them in the middle of their pregnancy and the growth spurt at the same time, probably resulting in stunting the growth of the female.
The ALACE childbirth education training program seems to be experiencing a growth spurt too
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Lung function parameters undergo a growth spurt similar to the sudden increase in adolescent height and weight (51).
It's long been believed that the stimulants used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cause a growth delay, but a catch-up growth spurt occurs once the medicine is stopped.