Puberty

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PUBERTY, civil law. The age in boys after fourteen years until full age, and in girls after twelve years until full age. Ayl. Pand. 63; Hall's Pract. 14; Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. tom. 6, p. 100; Inst. 1, 22; Dig. 1, 7, 40, 1; Code, 5, 60, 3.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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If the CVM is CVS2 or below the patient should be reviewed at -month intervals and standing height should be recorded to determine the pubertal growth spurt. The growth modification treatment should be started around the peak of the growth spurt.
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.
The team researchers described the finding as like seeing "a teenager going through a growth spurt".
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As the stalks grow longer, especially during a growth spurt called a "bloom," they can form into wavy mats that cover the stream bottom.
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Kuwait City, 28th July 2008 Co KIPCO Asset Management Company (KAMCO), a leading Kuwaiti asset management and financial services company, has continued its growth spurt by demonstrating strong financial half yearly results for 2008.
If the economy is contracting, school officials said they expect to see an even bigger growth spurt.
with yet another growth spurt from the three-year-old newscast, no doubt helped along by the return of the ratings juggernaut "American Idol."
The conclusions suggest that despite last year's growth spurt and an acceleration of economic reforms, the European Union is still far from matching America's economic clout."
By the age of 11, Yao had sprouted to a height of 1.9 m (6 ft 2 in), and by age 15 she reached 2 m (6 ft 8 in.) In 2000, the growth spurt ended when doctors at a hospital removed the tumor,