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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In: Perspectives in the Science of Growth and Development Auxology.
This auxology of napalm brims with riveting, if disquieting research, complemented by tightly focused chapters and snappy sentences.
It is a fundamental precept of auxology (the study of human growth) that the growth of a developing organism can only occur if energy intake exceeds energy expenditure.
The Auxology program was used to obtain these data.