Topic A Human Lifespan and Development

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The life stage that 9-18 year olds fall into.
adolescence
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An increase in some measured quantity, such as height or weight.
growth
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Complex changes including an increase in skills, abilities and capabilities.
development
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An ability achieved by most children by a certain age. It can involve physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication skills.
milestone
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Involve smaller movements that require more precise direction (dexterity) and use smaller muscles, for example picking up a pencil.
finemotorskills
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A period of rapid growth during which young people reach sexual maturity.
puberty
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Chemical substances produced in the body and transported in the blood stream that control or regulate body cells or body organs.
hormones
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The ending of female fertility.
menopause
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An estimate of the number of years, on average, that a person can expect to live. Sometimes called longevity.
lifeexpectancy
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The female hormone that plays a vital part in pregnancy and may be the cause of sickness in early pregnancy.
oestrogen
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An increase in some measured quantity, such as height or weight.

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Complex changes including an increase in skills, abilities and capabilities.

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An ability achieved by most children by a certain age. It can involve physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication skills.

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Involve smaller movements that require more precise direction (dexterity) and use smaller muscles, for example picking up a pencil.

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