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puberty

(Science: paediatrics) The period during which the secondary sex characteristics begin to develop and the capability of sexual reproduction is attained.

Origin: L. Pubertas The time of life when sex glands become functional.The beginning of adolescence in humans where they are able to produce functional gametes for reproduction and secondary sex characteristics begin to develop due to the changing level of hormones associated with puberty.


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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... and not the left. The right index finger is about 1/4" longer. The increase is not due to any genetic effect or to altered growth during puberty which I can prove if you decide to take it seriously. The length increase is due an increase in bone length and not due to enlargement of the ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
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Views: 305

reproductive system

... alive, as it does for all the other organs in the body. As for things affected by reproductive hormones, think about how you change during/after puberty and what systems might be necessary to make those changes.

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by DarwinsBitch
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: reproductive system
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Views: 1938

Re:

... integrity. To put it into scientific language, all humans are females to start with. Some develop further to become male. Man or woman is born. At puberty fully grown man or woman develops libido. At menopause, both female and male) estrogen or testosterone resources are finished and physical changes ...

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by surgeongirl
Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:35 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

... they simultaneously develop into a female and male. The `X' stops here and a lady remains a lady, but `Y pulls himself further into a male. Till puberty man and woman are same if man lives longer, he can get converted into woman. If woman lives longer, she can get matured into man.

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by surgeongirl
Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Sperm Immunity of Womens

... rats by Lansteiner (1899) and Metchinikoff (1900),[11][12] mice [13] and guinea pigs.[14] The likely reason for this is that sperm first mature at puberty, after immune tolerance is established, therefore the body recognizes them as foreign and mounts an immune reaction against them. Therefore, ...

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by ankitaalive
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sperm Immunity of Womens
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