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Grow

Grow

1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter into the living organism; said of animals and vegetables and their organs.

2. To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue. Winter began to grow fast on. (Knolles) Even just the sum that i do owe to you Is growing to me by Antipholus. (Shak)

3. To spring up and come to matturity in a natural way; to be produced by vegetation; to thrive; to flourish; as, rice grows in warm countries. Where law faileth, error groweth. (Gower)

4. To pass from one state to another; to result as an effect from a cause; to become; as, to grow pale. For his mind Had grown Suspicion's sanctuary. (Byron)

5. To become attached of fixed; to adhere. Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they grow. (Shak) growing cell, or growing slide, a device for preserving alive a minute object in water continually renewed, in a manner to permit its growth to be watched under the microscope. Grown over, covered with a growth. To grow out of, to issue from, as plants from the soil, or as a branch from the main stem; to result from. These wars have grown out of commercial considerations. (a. Hamilton) to grow up, to arrive at full stature or maturity; as, grown up children. To grow together, to close and adhere; to become united by growth, as flesh or the bark of a tree severed.

Synonym: to become, increase, enlarge, augment, improve, expand, extend.

Origin: as. Grawan; akin to D. Groeijen, Icel. Groa, dan. Groe, Sw. Gro. Cf. Green, grass.


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Changes on our face when we grow

Guess it depends on the individual in question, but unlike bone cartilage will continue to grow through our lives. You have may noticed that older people have proportionally larger noses and ears since their internal structure is mostly cartilage. I guess you could use ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:00 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Changes on our face when we grow
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Changes on our face when we grow

What changes does parts of our face make when we grow up ? Lets see on nose, eye or ear ? Can we find out the age of person by measuring or seeing any parts of any person ??

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by sshasi009
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Changes on our face when we grow
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Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?

... are likely to damage the phloem as well. The phloem transport glucose from where it is produced (the leaves) to the roots so they can continue to grow.

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:27 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?
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DNA changes?

... I literally don't get any colour or even burn. please someone just explain this to me. - maybe its relevant, but I´m 26 years old and started to grow blonde hair again, while I had very dark brown hair 2012 till mid 2013 -Lina

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by alilina
Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:52 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA changes?
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Re: blank and substrate control give OD reads

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by intandiana
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:57 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: blank and substrate control give OD reads
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