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growth spurt

Pediatrics A period of rapid growth in middle adolescence; ♀ ↑ ±8 cm/yr ±age 12; ♂ ↑ ±10 cm/yr ± age 14; GS is orderly, affecting acral parts–ie, hands and feet grow before proximal regions, partly explaining adolescent clumsiness
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CVMS III stage in CVM is around the peak of the growth spurt when growth modification treatment by dentofacial orthopedic appliances can start.
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Lead author Dr Mark Swinbank, in the Institute for Computational Cosmology, at Durham University, said: "This galaxy is like a teenager going through a growth spurt. If you could see it today as an adult you'd find the galactic equivalent of the football player Peter Crouch.
The biggest growth spurts in the past 30 years at Wisconsin technical colleges coincided with the national economic recessions of 2001, 1991 and the early 1980s.
Like PGCC, Camden County College, located in southern New Jersey near Philadelphia, has seen significant enrollment increases and is undergoing a physical growth spurt. At the main Blackwood location, $83 million in master plan updates are helping to make the campus more unified.
The authors sought specifically to uncover PBDE-induced cellular events leading from the neonatal brain growth spurt to permanent neurological problems in adult animals.
THIRTEEN YEARS AFTER ITS BALLYHOOED emergence in San Diego and Tijuana, "inSite" is approaching art-world adolescence and, like many confused, hormone-addled young adults, finds itself experiencing both a growth spurt and something of an identity crisis.
Only by starting these actions now will we see any results before the next growth spurt ends.
In order to bring on the growth spurt, the company requires manufacturing facilities, and believes Northern Ontario is the place to build them.
11,2001, growth spurt in the United States, the hungry Bermuda market turned its gaze to Europe, where the straggles of domestic players opened the field in a less litigious environment than the United States.
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.