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Descriptor in English: Growth
Descriptor in Spanish: Crecimiento
Descriptor in Portuguese: Crescimento
Descriptor in French: Croissance
Tree number(s): G07.345.249
Scope note: Gradual increase in the number, the size, and the complexity of cells of an individual. Growth generally results in increase in ORGAN WEIGHT; BODY WEIGHT; and BODY HEIGHT.
Annotation: General only; prefer /growth with specific organ or organism: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.35
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Child Development MeSH
Personality Development MeSH
DeCS UI: 6278
Descriptor UI: D006128
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Growth - Preferred
Concept UI M0009652
Scope note Gradual increase in the number, the size, and the complexity of cells of an individual. Growth generally results in increase in ORGAN WEIGHT; BODY WEIGHT; and BODY HEIGHT.
Preferred term Growth



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