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adolescence


The period of physical and emotional change between the beginning of puberty and early adulthood.
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adolescence


the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood (adolescent) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity (adolescent) relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent; [..]
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adolescence


The period between puberty and adulthood.
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adolescence


the stage of development which begins with the pubescent years around the age of ten and continues up until physical maturation is reached around the end of the teenage years, even though the same age [..]
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adolescence


The period in which a second growth spurt occurs and sexual maturity is achieved.
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adolescence


Adolescence is the age which follows puberty and precedes the age of majority. There is no precise definition of the age group of adolescents, but it is considered the time during which a person is bi [..]
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adolescence


(n) the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood(n) in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood
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adolescence


The transition period between childhood and adulthood. It typically occurs between the ages of 10-13 years in girls and 12-15 years in boys. It involves social and psychological changes that occur wit [..]
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adolescence


the period of human development between childhood and adulthood. It involves the reaching of puberty and roughly corresponds to the teenage years. The personal, social, and biological changes involved [..]
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adolescence


Pregnancy in Human Adolescent females under the age of 19.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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adolescence


The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Som [..]
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adolescence


The phase of human development transitioning from childhood into adulthood, studied by Margaret Mead.
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adolescence


the period of developmental maturation between puberty and young adulthood, equated in the vernacular predominantly with teenage.
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adolescence


"age following childhood" (especially the period from the 15th to the 21st year), early 15c., from Middle French adolescence (14c.), from Latin adolescentia "youth," noun of state [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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adolescence


The developmental stage that occurs from puberty to maturity, lasting from about ages 12 to 18 (there is some debate about the exact age range, but 12-18 is a commonly accepted range). There are numer [..]
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adolescence


The period from the onset of puberty until the beginning of adulthood.
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adolescence


The period between the onset of puberty and the attainment of adulthood. Determined by cultural factors that define behavior expected of the adolescent, and in the length of time spent in this period.
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is a difficult period to define in terms of the time of its onset termination. During this period, most bodily systems become adult both structurally and functionally. Structurally, adolescence begins with an acceleration in the rate of growth in stature, which marks the onset of the adolescent growth spurt. The rate of statural growth reaches a pe [..]
Source: canadiansportforlife.ca

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adolescence


The period of Life beginning with the appearance of secondary Sex Characteristics and terminating with the cessation of somatic Growth. The years usually referred to as adolescence lie between 13 and [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org


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