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linear growth

An increase in the length (height) of a child.
See also: growth
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However, older infants living in poorer communities often lack essential nutrients in their diet, as their complementary foods are made of staples like maize meal; contributing to their compromised linear growth and psychomotor development,' explains Professor Marius Smuts, who led the study.
'Our research suggests introducing higher amounts of protein and introducing meat into the diet at five months could be potentially beneficial for linear growth (length gain),' Tang said.
At 15 years of age when her bone age showed full skeletal maturity, her parents were informed that GH therapy could not be pursued because her linear growth was complete.
Given the patient's poor linear growth, diffuse metaphyseal changes, and worsening metaphyseal changes on repeat imaging, he was started on asfotase alfa 2 mg/kg three times weekly at 7 months of age.
As devoted followers of Thomas Malthus and Paul Ehrlich, the club argued that bad things come from exponential growth, and good things from linear growth. This idea fueled the prediction that the world would run out of oil by 2000.
In a case, NS was located on the back as a part of an extensive NS with velvety appearance.[1] However, in our case, the patient presented a rare morphological variant of NS with discrete linear growth appearance on the chest (a morphology of several separate purples and small plaques), which was different from the classic presentation.
There is also a belief that high growth firms are involved in steady linear growth and whilst a small number - such as Y3S Loans, Yolk Recruitment, Henry Howard Finance and Smart Solutions - have demonstrated consistent high growth over a period of five years, many of the others will consolidate their market position after a period of rapid expansion.
Sectoral approach be limiting potential There is also a belief that highgrowth firms are involved in steady linear growth, and whilst a small number have demonstrated consistent high growth over a period of five years, many others will consolidate their market position after a period of rapid expansion and then grow again a few years later.
Men usually present with continuing linear growth after puberty, tall stature, unfused epiphyses, delayed bone age, genu valgum, decreased bone mineral density, obesity, dyslipidemia, liver steatosis, insulin resistance, and impaired fertility.
In a two-year span it increased in size from a negligible volume (less than 1 [cm.sup.3]) to a size to approximately 75 [cm.sup.3] corresponding to a linear growth rate of 3 cm/year.
This dual dynamic development (endogenous and acquisition) allows us to state that the contribution of participation and group development cannot be limited to the linear growth of the individual as a biological unfinished.
This graduate textbook for courses on longitudinal data analysis and latent growth modeling in the social, educational, and behavioral sciences, reviews the descriptive statistics and plotting of longitudinal data necessary for analyzing change then introduces the linear growth model and expands the model to examine between-person differences in linear change.

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