Definition of Developmental age

1. Noun. A measure of a child's development (in body size or motor skill or psychological function) expressed in terms of age norms.

Generic synonyms: Age

Medical Definition of Developmental age

1. Age estimated by anatomic development since implantation, the degree of anatomic, physiologic, mental, and emotional maturation. Synonym: foetal age. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Developmental Age

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developed countries
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developing countries
developmental age (current term)
developmental anatomy
developmental biologies
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developmental delay
developmental disabilities
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Literary usage of Developmental age

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1. The Individual Delinquent: A Text-book of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"developmental age Norms. § 185. (A) Very Poor General Physical Development. § 186. (B) (C) Delayed Puberty with Either Poor or Normal Development. § 187. ..."

2. Prevention of Mental Disorders, Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Children and edited by David Shaffer (1989)
"According to Wood et al., developmental age scores on the Gesell test were ... They chose a developmental age cutoff score of 4.5 years as indicating an ..."

3. Report of the Surgeon Generals Workshop on Children With HIV Infection And edited by Benjamin K. Silverman, Anthony Waddell (1987)
"Education of the HIV-infected child should be geared to developmental age. We considered those under age five as preschoolers and also distinguished ..."

4. Community Framework for Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Problems Through a by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Strategies should be tailored to capacities and risk factors within these developmental age groups: 3-5 years, 6-11 years, 12-14 years, 15-18 years, ..."

5. Prevention Plus II: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Drug-Free Communities (1994)
"Material is appropriate for the developmental age, interests, and needs of the students. Developmental aspects as well as cultural systems must be addressed ..."

6. New Teachers for a New Century: The Future of Early Childhood Professional by Diane Horm-Wingerd (2001)
"This focus on the developmental age period 3 to 8 is basically in keeping with NAEYC's definition of early childhood (NAEYC actually sets the time frame as ..."

7. Judging Human Character by Harry Levi Hollingworth (1922)
"In terms of developmental age units, this is average fifteen-year-old capacity. Bated on the miscellaneous intelligence scales, all three will be found to ..."

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