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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.

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pubertal patients Characteristic Prepubertal EC cohort Number of EC patients 85 Mean age [+ or -] SEM (years) 3.8 [+ or -] 0.53 EC unilateral vs.
Predicting growth accurately at the individual level is seemingly impossible, however, it becomes incumbent on the orthodontist to predict the peak in pubertal growth spurt with fair accuracy to treat skeletal jaw discrepancies in the growth period.
Williams (2013) categorized the schools of pedagogical training throughout history into two schools of thought of vocal pedagogy for the pubertal boy's voice: The "limited range school" of thought and the "extended range school" of thought noted in the table below (p.
Among others, this questionnaire contained questions on pubertal development similar to the questions posed to participants in the Puberty Cohort.
The expression of LIN28B, let-7a, and let-7g in the hypothalamus, pituitary and ovary tissues of Duolang sheep at three different pubertal stages was assessed by quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR).
"Accelerated epigenetic age and the pubertal stage could be used to identify youth who are developing faster than expected given their chronological age and who might benefit from intervention.
The pubertal transitions occurring off-time, meaning occurring later or earlier than anticipated may result in a crisis for an individual (Neugarten and Hagestad, 1976).
The pubertal patients (n=2) presented with complaints of undescended testes or micropenis.
In addition, the knowledge of pubertal growth is necessary to correctly interpret the values of bone turnover, as the highest levels of bone turnover markers are observed at early puberty (Vaitkeviciute et al., 2016).
Also, because they used age at menarche as an indicator of pubertal timing, the investigators said they could not capture the social, emotional, or hormonal processes present earlier in puberty.