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adolescence

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the time of life between childhood and maturity

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the time of life when sex glands become functional

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According to Dean, in humans, root growth spurts are just a hangover from an early stage of evolution and we retain molar roots like Homo erectus because the growth spurts use little energy for natural selection to grew them out.
Little is known about the biology of growth spurts," says Michelle Lampl, MD, PhD, Samuel C.
These treatments include decreasing fatigue, backing off during growth spurts, getting a correct diagnosis, and rehabilitating residual problems to prevent re-injury.
But many small businesses do run into cash flow trouble, especially during the start-up phase, growth spurts, or in shaky economic times.
As many of you with children know, babies, toddlers, and children go through many stages and growth spurts throughout the course of their childhood.
Girls usually begin their growth spurts when they are between 11 1/2 and 12 1/2 years old, Dr.
Mergers and growth spurts have changed where the biggest U.
And, while late summer heat contributes to rapid growth, too many such growth spurts from 90-degree plus days can split a pumpkin in half.
Similar analyses of three smaller, more ancient tyrannosaur species indicate that those creatures--one of which grew to about 1,800 kg and two that reached only 1,000 kg as adults--also had 4-year-long growth spurts as teens.
Research shows that even slow growth spurts at your age can last a year or more, increasing the risk of injuries in areas such as the knee where strong tendons attach.
After substantial growth spurts in 1999 and 2000, the electronic sector is expected to show a decline of nearly 90 percent during 2001.