Definition of Maturational

1. Adjective. Relating to or involved in maturation. "Maturational process"

Partainyms: Maturation
Derivative terms: Maturation, Maturation



Definition of Maturational

1. Adjective. (biology) Of, pertaining to, or promoting maturation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maturational

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maturational

matur'd
matura
maturable
maturant
maturants
maturate
maturated
maturates
maturating
maturation
maturation-promoting factor
maturation factor
maturational (current term)
maturations
maturative
maturatives
mature
mature-onset diabetes
mature bacteriophage
mature cataract
mature cell leukaemia
mature neutrophil
mature ovarian follicle
matured
maturely
maturement
matureness

Literary usage of Maturational

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Puberty is but one of the numerous ontogenetic alterations occurring during adolescence, with the timing of this maturational event within the broader ..."

2. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"Data on additional cohorts would be required to determine the extent to which the cocaine pattern is truly maturational or reflects historical trends in the ..."

3. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"However, it is not known whether this pattern is related to specific socialization or maturational features in black culture which delay age of drinking or ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Thus, Soviet school "collectives" are "pseudo youth groups," which do not perform well the maturational task ..."

5. Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities edited by Andrea Kopstein (1998)
"This allows monitoring of the maturational factors associated with drug abuse. The followup data for high school graduates is divided into two groups: those ..."

6. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"As a result, some may emerge from adolescence with maturational deficits, lacking certain social skills. They may find themselves in an adult ..."

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