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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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Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and controlhypoxia and normoxia rat mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP).
The growth retardation is indicated by decrease in body weight and body length of glucose-exposed chick embryos.
The patients included were studied under two groups: Test group which comprised of patients suspected of having intrauterine growth retardation on obstetrical examination (n=75) and control group of 148 subjects showing signs of normal foetal development, i.
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.
If growth retardation is determined early, it does not lead to permanent changes.
Thirty newborns (25%) among the one hundred and twenty deliveries had intrauterine growth retardation.
11 Babies were labelled as intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) when their weight was below the 10th percentile as determined through an ultrasound.
A situation of growth retardation is defined by [I.
Summary: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has directed treatment abroad for eight-month-old toddler Maryam, who suffers from the growth retardation.
Findings in untreated or poorly transfused individuals with thalassemia major, as seen in some developing countries, are growth retardation, pallor, jaundice, poor musculature, hepatosplenomegaly, leg ulcers, development of masses from extramedullary hematopoiesis, and skeletal changes that result from expansion of the bone marrow.
Although avoiding HLA (human leukocyte antigen) mismatching has been shown to benefit long-term graft survival, it has raised concerns about disadvantaging minority groups, particularly black patients, and pediatric patients who have severe growth retardation and other problems when dialysis is prolonged before transplantation," observed the study's authors.
NEW ORLEANS -- The use of potent or very potent topical corticosteroids in pregnancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of fetal growth retardation, according to a very large population-based cohort study.