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1. An increase in size; an anatomical swelling, enlargement, or prominence.

2. An intumescence or swelling.

Synonym: intumescentia, intumescence.

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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... growth during puberty which I can prove if you decide to take it seriously. The length increase is due an increase in bone length and not due to enlargement of the synovial cavity. I can compare individual bones between one finger than another(although the difference is much harder to see). My ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
Replies: 2
Views: 2551

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... and hence the name of the disorder, leaky gut syndrome. The spaces between the cells of the gut wall are enlarged to a very great extent and this enlargement allows the entrance of many types of organism such as bacteria, all sorts of pathogenic fungi, all kinds of intestinal parasites, many toxins ...

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by Jennuan
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911622

How are bacteria hypertrophic?

Hypertrophy usually refers to an enlargement of an organ or tissue that in non tumor related and does not consist of an increase in cell number either. So for a bacteria to become hypertrophic I can think of an a couple of scenarios 1. An ...

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by canan5000
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How are bacteria hypertrophic?
Replies: 1
Views: 2174

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... facial flattening, with consequent widening of the entire structure (Bruner and Manzi, 2004). This pattern involves interorbital and orbital enlargement, widening and flattening of the nasal bones and aperture, maxillary development and upper rotation (Ibid). Keita (2004) found that European ...

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by bluecafe669
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332713

toxicology question

... is an environmental industrial contaminant of ground water. persons who are exposed to it experience symptoms of hypothyroidism and develop enlargement of the thyroid gland. This is an example of: a) dysregulation of gene expression, b) dysregulation of on-going cellular activity, c) dysregulation ...

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by jnguyen
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: toxicology question
Replies: 3
Views: 3841
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