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Shortened; retarded, as in growth.
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The UNICEF report indicates that more than half the children in both Afghanistan and Yemeni suffer from stunted growth, causing a vast array of problems and often perpetuating poverty.
Approximately 200 million children under the age of five in the developing world suffer from stunted growth as a result of chronic maternal and childhood undernutrition, a report said.
Proc Natl Acad Sci 2009; 106: 8573-8578) have shown in experimental animals that thalidomide inhibits angiogenesis in early gestation and the loss of immature blood vessels that should supply limbs leads to stunted growth.
Although sometimes asymptomatic, rickets can lead to stunted growth and bone deterioration.
Turner Syndrome), and conflicting data on the HGH-immune system relationship (as in cancer, and stunted growth associated with chronic inflammation).
The researchers have also investigated 'alarm' pheromones released by cane toad tadpoles, which can be used to cause tadpole death or stunted growth in adults.
Ericaceous plants with yellowing leaves and stunted growth are a sign of too much lime.
62% of those companies stated that their inability to recruit staff had resulted in reduced or stunted growth.
Mitsubishi Heavy has been exploring ways to expand its nuclear power-related business in the United States, Europe and China due to stunted growth in the domestic market of construction and repair of nuclear facilities and parts production.
Until now, debate about the small Flores creatures centered on suspicions that such tools could only come from modern humans, who in this case had experienced stunted growth (SN: 10/15/05, p.
The report notes that adolescent girls who smoke, drink or take drugs are at a higher risk of depression, addiction and stunted growth.
Effects range from severe weight loss to heart trouble and stunted growth.