Basic Aspects of Growth

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Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 45)

Abstract

Growth is a generic term that describes processes in which the mass of a body changes over time. In biology, the problem of growth is fundamental to all aspects of life, with realizations as diverse as cell division, morphogenesis, development, maintenance, cancer, and aging.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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