axial growth

axial growth

A growth pattern for cities, which typically expand outward along major arteries such as interstate highways or other controlled access roads.The population centers will appear star shaped,or like spokes in a wheel,when viewed from above.
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Should we consider the possibility of being able to encourage axial growth in this cohort?
It has been hypothesized that a high near-accommodation lag induces abnormal axial growth of the eye, though many studies have not found an association between accommodation and myopic progression.
The concept behind growing rods is to provide structural support to correct the deformity, maintain the correction, and permit continued axial growth of the spinal column.
Bracing and physical therapy have not been particularly successful at halting progression, and spinal fusion procedures can cause limitations on the space available for the lungs, as well as the axial growth of the spine and ultimately, the height of the patient.
We noted that the growth of the peripheral skeleton of moose prevails over axial growth during development of the fetus but after birth this pattern reverses.
lobata and endolithic fungi as described from the island of Moorea, in the eastern Pacific (7), and Mayotte, in the western Indian Ocean (13) exists in other corals, and if so, whether endolithic microboring fungi are able to keep pace with skeletal accretion rates and to interact with corals that exhibit rapid axial growth.
lobata (7, 13), also occurs in corals with rapid axial growth.
22,23) Similar to orthokeratology, the use of a multifocal contact lens alters the peripheral image shell thus reducing the relative peripheral hyperopic defocus thought to be influential in axial growth.
He maintains strong links with academia as a visiting lecturer at Aston, and is continuing his research by exploring the effect of peripheral defocus on axial growth and modulation of refractive error in hyperopes.
5% atropine had shown strong myopia control effects, but a concerning acceleration of axial growth after cessation, termed a rebound effect.
He maintains strong links with academia as a visiting lecturer at Aston University, and is continuing his research by exploring the effect of peripheral defocus on axial growth and modulation of refractive error.
While at the biochemical level, evidence suggests that the neurotransmitter dopamine may be involved in signalling axial growth.