CATCH-UP GROWTH

The period of rapid growth that can occur after an illness where growth rate has slowed or stopped.

CATCH-UP GROWTH: "Catch-up growth allows children to recover from an illness and be the right size for their age."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATCH-UP GROWTH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catch-up-growth-2/ (accessed November 14, 2019).
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