Sentence Examples


  • In both sexes, a rise in growth hormone produces the adolescent growth spurt, the pronounced increase in height and weight that marks the first half of puberty.
  • Along with the maturing of the sex organs, there is a pronounced growth spurt averaging three to four inches (8-10 centimeters) and culminating in full adult stature.
  • Tie-Side Bikinis with Color Bands: Tie-side bikinis are great for toddlers going through a growth spurt because the side straps can be adjusted as needed.
  • In addition to the effects on sexual development and fertility, individuals do not undergo the normal adolescent growth spurt and may be short as adults.
  • When caused by hGH deficiency, as opposed to late growth spurt or genetics, abnormally slow growth and short stature with normal proportions may be seen.