Development of the human body
Process of growth to maturity.- Development of the human body
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Development and formation of the human embryo.
In biological terms, the development of the human body entails growth from a one-celled zygote to an adult human being.
Preadolescence is a stage of human development following early childhood and preceding adolescence.
A child (plural children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty, or between the developmental period of infancy and puberty.
Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to adulthood (typically corresponding to the age of majority).
Any member of a class of signaling molecules in multicellular organisms, that are transported by intricate biological processes to distant organs to regulate physiology and behavior.
In vertebrates, hormones are responsible for the regulation of many physiological processes and behavioral activities such as digestion, metabolism, respiration, sensory perception, sleep, excretion, lactation, stress induction, growth and development, movement, reproduction, and mood manipulation.
Humans (Homo sapiens) are the most abundant and widespread species of primate, characterized by bipedalism and large, complex brains.
Human evolution is characterized by a number of morphological, developmental, physiological, and behavioral changes that have taken place since the split between the last common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees.
Puberty occurring at an unusually early age.
In most cases, the process is normal in every aspect except the unusually early age and simply represents a variation of normal development.
Early childhood is a stage in human development.
International humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation (NGO) of French origin best known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases.
Kwashiorkor, a form of calorie and protein deficiency, is a more serious type of malnutrition in young children, and can negatively affect physical and mental development.
This article concerns ontogeny in biology.
In humans, adulthood is thought to be around 20 or 21 years old and is the longest stage of life, but in all species it ends with death.