pregrowth

pregrowth

(priːˈɡrəʊθ)
n
the period before something begins to grow
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More importantly, in our context, these measures are nearly perfectly monotonic in pregrowth measure.
Using no pregrowth of the roots, the experiment will mimic a continuous exposure that is often prevailing in the environment or in daily life.
The bioassay is also time consuming, requiring the pregrowth of donor seedlings up to two months.
The welfare of country A will be represented by the trade indifference curve I or its corresponding consumption indifference curve c, which is tangent to the pregrowth production possibility curve MN.