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Adolescent

A child 12 to 18 years of age

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Fontanellas

The soft spot on and infants head where the bony plates of the school have not yet fused together. The Fontinot allows the head to pass through the birth canal during delivery into expander and development

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Infant

A child from one month to one year of age

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Life expectancy

The average length of years of Life remaining based on the individuals year of birth

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Maximum life span

Theoretically the longest period of time for an organism to live

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Menopause

The permanent end of menstruation and fertility, which usually occurs in a woman's late 40s to 50s

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NeoNate

A child from birth to one month of age

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Nocturnal enuresis

Involuntary bedwetting at night

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Preschooler

A child 3 to 6 years of age

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Puberty

The period in which the sexual organs mature during adolescence

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Reflex

An instantaneous and involuntary movement resulting from a stimulus

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School age child

A child 6 to 12 years of age

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Toddler

A child 1 to 3 years of age