Human growth after birth
The new edition covers recent concepts in cell growth inhibitors. This book also contains the latest information on genes and the human genome. The sections on the growth of the CNS and on reproduction and infertility have been revised in line with current thinking. The references have beenfully updated and boxed further reading has been added. Key points are highlighted throughout, and there are a number of new illustrations.
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NATURE OF GROWTH
GROWTH IN HEIGHT AND WEIGHT
GROWTH OF TISSUES
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adolescent spurt adult amount animals appear arteries atrophy average baby become begins birth blood body weight boys calcium cartilage cause cell division cent centile changes child chronological age collagen collagen fibres connective tissue cortex curvature deficiency deposition diet differentiated enlargement epiphyseal plate example factors female fetal fibroblasts fibrous functional genetic girls glands grow growth curve hair hormones increase individual infant kidney kind permission known layer less liver long bones loss lower limbs male mandible matrix measurements menarche menstruation mitosis muscle fibres myelination nerve cells nerve fibres nervous system new-born normal nucleus occur oestrogens old age organs ossification osteoclasts ovary ovum pelvis perichondrium periosteum pituitary pituitary gland posture produce protein puberty regeneration relatively replaced result secondary centres secretion sexual shaft skeletal maturation skin skull somatotrophin somatotype stage stem cells stimulated suprarenal surface teeth testicle thyroid tumours uterus vertebra vertebral column vitamin
Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics, Volume 1
Wood W. Lovell,Robert B. Winter,Raymond T. Morrissy,Stuart L. Weinstein
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