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Synonyms for puberty



Synonyms for puberty

the time of life between childhood and maturity

Synonyms for puberty

the time of life when sex glands become functional

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Outperform's Managing Director Dawn Roberts says the Growth Spurt sessions will be an escape from the norm for entrepreneurs and the business community.
The researchers also found that Homo erectus gained its molars at exactly the same age as our molar roots have their growth spurts, according to the New Scientist.
Specifically, growth spurts are tied to an increase in total daily hours of sleep as well as an increase in the number of daily sleep bouts, the time from the onset of sleep until awakening.
Only by starting these actions now will we see any results before the next growth spurt ends.
In order to bring on the growth spurt, the company requires manufacturing facilities, and believes Northern Ontario is the place to build them.
Will I have another painful growth spurt before college?
Current figures for industrial ouput in the Ukraine are impressive, but looming mandates that will arrive with an expanded European Union (EU) could bring an end to the current growth spurt.
The most detailed portrait ever taken of the radiation left over from the Big Bang provides fresh evidence that the universe began with a tremendous growth spurt, expanding from subatomic scales to the size of a grapefruit in less than a trillionth of a second.
What we are seeing however is a dramatic new demand for research facilities from the biotech sector, which in New Jersey has been undergoing an impressive growth spurt.
At the peak of this growth spurt, it put on more than 2 kilograms (4.
Almost every night, before I went to bed, I told myself, "Tomorrow morning, I will have to hit a growth spurt.
Lung function parameters undergo a growth spurt similar to the sudden increase in adolescent height and weight (51).
Perhaps most important is that these children will also experience a premature growth spurt.
According to many experts, casual gaming and gambling, among them, for example, skill gaming, online bingo, and fantasy sports, will trigger the next growth spurt in the industry.
Most important, the pig brain's growth spurt occurs perinatally - a little before and a little after birth.