developmental age


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age

 [āj]
1. the duration, or the measure of time of the existence of a person or object.
2. to undergo change as a result of passage of time.
achievement age a measure of achievement expressed in terms of the chronologic age of a normal child showing the same degree of attainment.
chronologic age the actual measure of time elapsed since a person's birth.
developmental age
1. age estimated from the degree of anatomical development.
2. in psychology, the age of an individual determined by degree of emotional, mental, anatomical, and physiological maturation.
gestational age see gestational age.
mental age the age level of mental ability of a person as gauged by standard intelligence tests.

de·vel·op·men·tal age

1. age estimated by anatomic development since fertilization;
2. age of a person estimated from the degree of anatomic, physiologic, mental, and emotional maturation.

developmental age (DA)

[divel′əpmen′təl]
an expression of a child's maturational progress stated in age and determined by standardized measurements, as of body size and dimensions; by social and psychological functioning; by motor skills; and by mental and aptitude tests. Compare achievement age, developmental quotient, mental age.

de·vel·op·men·tal age

(DA) (dĕ-vel'ŏp-men'tăl āj)
1. Age estimated by anatomic development since fertilization.
2. Age of a person estimated from the degree of anatomic, physiologic, mental, and emotional maturation.
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