development

(redirected from Sexual development)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for development

Synonyms for development

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

the result or product of building up

steady improvement, as of an individual or a society

Synonyms for development

act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation

a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

a state in which things are improving

processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

References in periodicals archive ?
And because sexuality does not make its first appearance at puberty, research into positive sexual development, like studies predicting sexual risk-taking, (27,28) must consider preadolescent factors--not necessarily overtly sexual experiences, but characteristics and life experiences that contribute to sexual health.
The agency also wants further investigation of findings in the early animal safety studies on sexual development, emotional behaviour and testicular toxicity.
Knowledge of personal and sexual development amongst young people in Pakistan.
Apparently, sexual development may influence the choice of web site.
Mrazek and Mrazek discuss another aspect of normal sexual development in which preschool children exhibit "a fascination with sexuality which can become associated with an intense attachment to a parent" (p.
57) Excessive mother love stunted children's sexual development, according to Floyd Dell, the author of Love in the Machine Age [1930] and was a major contributor to the modern problem of homosexuality.
It is, therefore, not surprising that many experience anxiety regarding their children's sexual development and expression (2) .
Note: Zanichkowsky deals quite explicitly with his sexual development, especially the stimulation created by living in a home with nine sisters.
The source of the legends and tales has been people with physically ambiguous sexual development or those who, in modern slang, were 'cross-dressers'.
tigrinum were removed, scored and weighed to determine allocation of caloric intake toward sexual development.
However, because childhood sexual development lays the foundation for adolescent and adult sexual health, collecting data on children's sexual behaviour is important for several reasons.
Focusing on healthy sexual development, each of the book's major sections is devoted to a different stage of the life cycle.
If we take a cue from recent wildlife phenomena, some of these cases could be attributed to environmental pollution, which may genetically damage eggs or sperm or interfere with hormones that control sexual development in the brain.
Early sexual development in immigrant children may be related to exposure to DDT, reported Dr.