# Growth

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**Growth hormone deficiency**— Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Growth hormone DiseasesDB = 5447 ICD10 = ICD10|E|23|0|e|20 ICD9 = ICD9|253.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001176 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 930 MeshID = D004393 Growth Hormone Deficiency is the… …112

**Growth cone**— Image of a fluorescently labeled growth cone extending from an axon F actin (red) microtubules (green). A growth cone is a dynamic, actin supported extension of a developing axon seeking its synaptic target. Their existence was originally… …113

**Growth chart**— A growth chart is used by pediatricians and other health care providers to follow a child s growth over time. Growth charts have been constructed by observing the growth of large numbers of normal children over time. The height, weight, and head… …114

**Growth factor**— The term growth factor refers to a naturally occurring protein capable of stimulating cellular growth, [DorlandsDict|three/000038554|growth factor] proliferation and cellular differentiation. Growth factors are important for regulating a variety… …115

**Growth medium**— An agar plate an example of a bacterial growth medium. Specifically, it is a streak plate; the orange lines and dots are formed by bacterial colonies. A growth medium or culture medium is a liquid or gel designed to support the growth of… …116

**growth rate**— compound annual growth rate for the number of full fiscal years shown. If there is a negative or zero value for the first or last year, the growth is N.M. (not meaningful). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * growth rate ˈgrowth rate noun… …117

**Growth rate (group theory)**— In group theory, the growth rate of a group with respect to a symmetric generating set describes the size of balls in the group. Every element in the group can be written as a product of generators, and the growth rate counts the number of… …118

**Growth-share matrix**— The BCG matrix (aka B.C.G. analysis, BCG matrix, Boston Box, Boston Matrix, Boston Consulting Group analysis) is a chart that had been created by Bruce Henderson for the Boston Consulting Group in 1970 to help corporations with analyzing their… …119

**Growth hormone releasing hormone receptor**— The growth hormone releasing hormone receptor (GHRHR) is a G protein coupled receptor which binds growth hormone releasing hormone.cite journal | author = Gaylinn BD | title = Growth hormone releasing hormone receptor | journal = Recept. Channels …120

**Growth curve**— A growth curve in biology generally concerns a measured property such as population size, body height or biomass. Values for the measured property can be plotted on a graph as a function of time; see Figure 1 for an example. ExamplesBacterial… …