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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.
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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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Ontogeny of leptin in human fetuses and newborns: effect of intrauterine growth retardation on serum leptin concentrations.
However, combined therapy with GH and gonadotropin releasing hormone analogs (administered for two years) has recently been reported to be safe and effective in improving adult height in SGA children with more severe growth retardation at the onset of puberty (57,58).
Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and controlhypoxia and normoxia rat mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP).
Obstetrician referred the pregnant women having gestational amenorrhea of more than 30 weeks (sure about her last menstrual period) with clinical suspicion of intrauterine growth retardation within one week prior to delivery.
Results: It was found that 290 (39.3%) of 739 children who were followed up continued to grow up in the percentile in which they started (normal growth), 188 (25.4%) lost 2 or more percentiles in any month (growth retardation) and 261 (35.3%) lost less than 2 percentiles (decelerated growth).
It can lead to deformation syndromes such as cranial, facial or skeletal abnormalities, pulmonary hypoplasia, urinary tract malformations, intrauterine growth retardation and adverse perinatal outcome.
This report describes a case of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in a 5-week-old male white leghorn chicken that presented with growth retardation. This chicken was a specific-pathogen-free chicken bred in an isolator.
The Foundation focuses on intrauterine growth retardation, Russell-Silver syndrome, Turner's syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Noonan's syndrome, chondroplasias, and more.
This paper explores a mathematical approach to the question of slow growth (or "growth retardation") under capitalism as a consequence of the system's fundamental nature.
Three percent of the children were found to have renal growth retardation, but normal kidney function.
This happens because of intrauterine growth retardation, which is a result of poor nutrition or lack of adequate oxygen to the baby," Dr Asha Sharma, senior consultant, gynaecology, Rockland hospital, said.