growth line

growth line

n.
Any of various dense transverse lines observed in radiographs of long bones, representing bone regrowth after temporary cessation of longitudinal growth. Also called Harris' line.
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Shaul and Goodwin (1982) observed the annual deposition of internal growth lines of the Pacific geoduck Panopea generosa Gould, 1850, based on three experiments: (1) the location of the growth line in relation to the growing edge, which is commonly called edge analysis (Campana 2001); (2) counting growth lines in shells of known age (this procedure was also applied to the deep burrowing clam or gaper shell [the Native Maori name is hohehohe] Panopea zelandica [Quoy & Gaimard, 1835] by Gribben and Creese [2005], who followed a single cohort for a number of years); and (3) comparison of age structure between two areas (pristine zones and affected zones).
software for customers of the platform including the following key utilities: (1) ability for conducting a thorough assessment of the individual's strengths and needs, (2) system to generate and capture written goals that are functional, measurable, and specific to the needs, (3) collecting data, typically on a weekly basis, from a growing number of compatible and automated sources and data inputs (4) graphing data and comparing them to a Minimum Growth Line, (5) determining level of progress according to a specific standard, and (7) providing a reporting mechanism to identify goal mastery rates at all levels within an individual or on an organizational level.
With the world's population expected to grow by nearly 30% in the next 40 years--and with the bulk of that growth expected to occur in developing nations--crop insurance in emerging countries such as India and Brazil is seen as a growth line for reinsurers.
We were able to visualise every tissue, cell and growth line within the bony jaws, allowing us to study the development of the jaws and teeth," said lead author, Martin Ruecklin of the University of Bristol.
This will in time open up another growth line in the Hermes portfolio.
Despite the iPad's success in its first two months on the market more than two million sold in 60 days the iPhone remains Apple's main growth line, and the international market is key.
Despite the iPad's success in its first two months on the market -- more than 2 million sold in 60 days -- the iPhone remains Apple's main growth line, and the international market is key.
Used to be, even Penncross bent was thought to be able to survive from a growth line at about Little Rock northward, though it struggled and required electric fans for circulation at some area courses.
We have had a tough couple of years but we have a strong business and a growth line going forward for the next 10 to 20 years.
And from July 2004 to March 2005, the retail growth line and the disposable income line appear relatively far apart suggesting retail strength against real income decline.
A Guatemalan biscuit company has installed two additional production lines from APV Baker to double its capability, and pursue aggressive growth line into export markets in Central America and the Caribbean.
Ongoing support is key and our 'Click to Win' promotion, running on pack this autumn, will help ensure Patak's remains a significant growth line for every retailer.

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