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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 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.




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In addition, increased work load during respiration at nigthtime in upper airway resistance syndrome in which respitaroy effort is increased and hypoxia interrupts sleep at night decreases the quality and time of REM sleep by causing excessive energy loss and respiratory acidosis and decreased activity of growth hormone may result in growth failure in children (23).
Growth failure and muscle wasting may occur as early as 1 year of age.
The PELD also incorporates growth failure and patient age.
The most severe growth failure was found in patients who received cranial radiation therapy (CRT) and single-dose total body irradiation (sTBI)," the authors reported.
The renal dietitian must consider the stage of the disease as well as the potential for malnutrition and growth failure when making protein recommendations.
Patients with this particular disorder show a large number of abnormalities which exhibit themselves in growth failure, a greatly enlarged liver, and a distended (swollen) abdomen.
Children and adolescents born with growth hormone deficiency do not produce normal levels of growth hormone, resulting in growth failure and short stature.
TM)] is indicated for the treatment of children who have growth failure due to an inadequate secretion of normal endogenous growth hormone.
Our findings suggest that primary-care providers and specialists should consider the possibility of SDB when they see children with growth failure," Bonuck added.
A sampling of topics includes persistent diarrhea, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, growth failure, helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer disease, necrotizing enterocolitis, systemic conditions affecting the liver, and pancreatic function tests.
Growth failure is common in children with cerebral palsy.
Early onset LAL Deficiency, sometimes called Wolman Disease, affects infants in the first year of life and is characterized by growth failure, malabsorption, steatorrhea and hepatomegaly and is rapidly fatal, usually within the first year of life.