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Growth

The change in a company's or nation's earnings, revenue, GDP or some other measure from one period of time (usually a year) to the next. Growth shows by how much the measure has grown or shrunk in raw dollar amounts, but may be expressed as a percentage as well. It may or may not be adjusted for inflation.

Growth.

Growth is an increase in the value of an investment over time. Unlike investments that produce income, those that are designed for growth don't necessarily provide you with a regular source of cash.

A growth company is more likely to reinvest its profits to build its business. If the company prospers, however, its stock typically increases in value.

Stocks, stock mutual funds, and real estate may all be classified as growth investments, but some stocks and mutual funds emphasize growth more than others.

growth

see ECONOMIC GROWTH.

growth

see ECONOMIC GROWTH.
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Sonographic determination of fetal size, for the purpose of gestational age determination or the detection of fetal growth anomalies is an extremely important part of modern prenatal care.
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Placenta does not suffer much structurally in isolated preeclampsia or when preeclampsia was late onset but those with fetal growth restriction with or without preeclampsia had reduced villous diameter, surface area, length, volume and maternal vascular lesions.
When these results were correlated with the earlier fetal growth assessments, being consistently small in utero was associated with a significantly greater chance of having a sperm assessment within the lowest quartile of all the men assessed.
During a discussion of the study, one attendee was sharply critical of this explanation, noting that other studies have not found a relationship between fetal growth restriction and fibroids.
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Fetal growth is an important indicator of child health because its impairment may be associated with poor neurodevelopment (Richards et al.