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youth

(yo͞oth)
n. pl. youths (yo͞oths, yo͞othz)
1.
a. The condition or quality of being young: Travel while you still have your youth.
b. The time of life between childhood and maturity: He was rebellious in his youth.
c. An early period of development or existence: a nation in its youth.
2.
a. A young person, especially a young male in late adolescence.
b. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Young people considered as a group.
3. Geology The first stage in the erosion cycle.
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youth

Adolescence Vox populi
1. A nebulously defined period of development between puberty and maturity.
2. A young person.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

youth

(ūth)
The period between childhood and maturity.
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Q. what type of cancer is the most common one for youth?

A. this is an educated guess, but i don't have the paper work to prove it, but i think acute leukemia. i know that it's incidence increased since the 70's. (although decreasing in the 90's..)

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Population size of Cuban parrots Amazona leucocephala and sandhill cranes Grus canadensis and community involvement in their conservation in northern Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.
Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth) known until 1978 as Isla de Pinos (Isle of Pines)--is the largest of all the islands and islets within Cuban territory.
Both "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson and "Peter Pan" by James Matthew Barrie are rooted, in part, on accounts of Isla de la Juventud and its native and pirate inhabitants.
Mensualmente durante un ano, de junio 1994 a mayo de 1995 (exceptuando el mes de noviembre debido a una perturbacion ciclonica), se observo el desarrollo gonadal en el medio natural y se colectaron cinco zooides de la parte superior, central e inferior de 30 colonias marcadas y distribuidas en seis estaciones (cinco colonias en cada estacion) en el manglar de Punta del Este (21[grados]33' N, 82[grados]32' W), Isla de la Juventud, zona suroeste de Cuba.