auxology


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auxology

A near-extinct term that dignifies the study of growth, especially of microorganisms.

auxology

(og″zol′ŏ-jē″, ok″sol′) [Gr. auxanein, auxein, to grow + -logy]
The study of growth (the increase in height, weight, and head circumference, in childhood and adolescence).
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The level of the development of motor fitness in 6-year-old children in Poland depending on their motor activity and place of residence, [in] Auxology and Health Promotion, (ed.
A GH provocation test is recommended unless the child has normal auxology or a basal IGF-I level above the mean for age.
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Human Growth in Sickness and in Health: Plenary Lectures from the 10th International Congress of Auxology.