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Age Class

A term defined in ecology as a group of individuals of the same age within a species. A similar “taxonomic” device has evolved in medicine, where large blocks of patients are divided by age and treated by the appropriate specialist—neonatologist, pediatrician, and adolescent medicine specialist in the beginning of life, and geriatrician at the end of life.

age class

Medtalk A term defined in ecology as a group of individuals of a species with the same age
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I've got two years left at this age grade, so hopefully we head into the Junior World Cup and next year we will have the same aim to win this again.
Mollie Hewson (City of Birmingham) had a great day, taking the silver medal in the 'In Age Grade 5' competition with a really high score of 63.
The 51-year-old added: "The importance of this age grade level is vital and the chance to work in Irish rugby again was one I did not want to pass up on.
Also tasting success was Charde Vaughan-Royes, of the City of Birmingham, who took the silver medal position in the In Age Grade 14 competition, as well as finishing with an individual apparatus first place on bars and beam.
He is not coming in blind and has a great knowledge of a number of the youngsters within the set up having previously coached them either for Llandrillo or with the age grade sections at Parc Eirias.
Below that this year we have had 36 age grade internationals at Wales 16, 18 and 20 level.
Lewis, a product of the club's Age Grade section, takes over the reins from Dan Hyde, who announced earlier in the week that he would be taking up an offer to guide Leeds club Leodiensians.
The Ospreys are my home region and I've come through the age grade system here so this is the next big step for me.
RGC 1404 under-18s took a break from the regional age grade championship when they took on the Northampton Saints U19s at Wrexham Rugby Club but came up short, going down 34-10 to the Premiership youngsters.
His wealth of experience and success at senior international level will further add to what is a very important age grade in Irish rugby.
It gives young players the chance to play competitive mid-week rugby to a high standard alongside the Regional Age Grade Championship.