growth curve


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growth curve

[′grōth ‚kərv]
(microbiology)
A graphic representation of the growth of a bacterial population in which the log of the number of bacteria or the actual number of bacteria is plotted against time.
(nucleonics)
A curve showing how some quantity associated with a radioactive transformation or induced nuclear reaction increases with time.
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The growth curve of egg diameter related to fecundity in various parts of the ovaries is given in Figure 5.
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