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LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT TERMS

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Adolescentchild between 12 and 18 years of age
fontanellessoft spots on a baby's skull that allow head to compress and pass through the birth canal during delivery
infantchild 1 month to 1 year of age / child undergoes rapid growth development
life expectancyaverage of remaining life based on the individuals year of birth
maximum life spantheoretically longest period of time for an organism to live / 120 for human
menopausewoman late 40s, 50s / permanent end to menstration and faterlity
neonatechild from birth to 1 month
preschoolerchild who is 3-6 years of age / continues to grow physically and psychosocially
pubertyperiod in which sexual organs mature and reproductive maturity is reached. / girls age 10 / girls 2 years before boys
reflexinfants have special instantanious and involuntary movements that result from a stimulous at birth. / includes blinking, startling, gagging, and grasping reflexes.
school-grade childchild 6-12 years of age
toddlerchild who is 1-3 years of age.
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