growth cycle


: the normal length of time which something lives
These plants have a 2-year growth cycle.

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Recent Examples on the Web Inhibiting the growth cycle can result in hair loss. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 16 Apr. 2024 Anyway, to obtain higher levels of CBG, manufacturers need to harvest the plants earlier in the growth cycle. All Cbd Naturals, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 These nutrients play a significant role in maintaining the hair growth cycle, and running low (a form of internal stress) could result in an uptick in shedding or thinning. Krissy Brady, SELF, 5 Mar. 2024 Scalp health has a major impact on hair growth, and improving blood circulation is important for the anagen phase of the hair growth cycle. Macaela MacKenzie, Glamour, 27 Feb. 2024 This is part of the normal growth cycle of the plant, usually happening in the spring. Steve Bender, Southern Living, 25 Jan. 2024 Generally speaking, the pros recommend reaching looking for ingredients like minoxidil, peptides, biotin, caffeine, rosemary, ginger root, red leaf clover, and basil leaf to promote a healthy hair growth cycle. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 11 Oct. 2023 Knowing how many days into the growth cycle the leaves have before the canopy closes is an important metric. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Oct. 2023 Low iron levels disrupt the hair growth cycle, leading to a condition known as telogen effluvium. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 4 Aug. 2023

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“Growth cycle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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