auxology


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auxology

Obsolete. Medicine. the science of growth, especially applied to micro-organisms. Also called auxanology.
See also: Growth
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Human Growth in Sickness and in Health: Plenary Lectures from the 10th International Congress of Auxology.
At this time, the diagnosis of GH deficiency in children with short stature may need to be based on auxology and supported by either provocative GH testing or careful evaluation of the IGF system.