anatomic age

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an·a·tom·i·c age

age in terms of structure rather than of function or the passage of time.
Synonym(s): physical age

anatomic age,

the estimated age of an individual based on the stage of development or deterioration of the body as compared with that of other persons of the same chronologic age.

an·a·tom·i·c age

(an-ă-tomik āj)
Age in terms of structure rather than of function or the passage of time.
Synonym(s): physical age.
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The physical age of the lion is 18 years and the dead lion was of 13 years of age.
His development] is what we call asynchronous, in that his cognitive skills far outweigh his physical age.
In addition to the diverse emotional and physical age differences typical of this age-range, there was also learning diversity ranging from gifted to high learning needs, behavior issue kids and the severely physically challenged.
I went through a body checkup, where a machine measured my weight, BMI and told me what physical age my body had reached.
When you factor in both the training age and the physical age then you end up with a conundrum -- new trainers will be younger and therefore be able to train more, but they will not need to in order to get great results, they'll get similar results from five days as they would from three.
For a number of years, I have been asking a variety of folks of all ages, including friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances, what internal age they felt, as opposed to their actual physical age.
In prison, middle-aged inmates are considered old; long-term incarceration is said to add 10 years to a person's physical age.
They say most girls are about five years psychologically ahead of boys of the same physical age, but Milly was an exception.
She says these children need to be played with in the same way as other children, just with adaptations for their mental or physical age levels.
Then they consider biological matters such as challenges of the psychological assessment of maturity; principles of physical age estimation; growth, maturation, and age; practical imaging techniques for age estimation; external soft tissue indicators of age from birth to adulthood; odontology in the living; the skeleton; age evaluation after growth cessation; presenting results and statistics for legal purposes; and key practical elements for age estimation in the living.
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