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Unformatted text preview: embryo development BRAIN SIZE-Brain size at birth averages 500 gram, which is about 40% of the adult size; -Brain growth terminates at about the age of 8 years, but head circumference continues to increase until adulthood. REPRODUCTIVE TISSUES-Rapid grow in reproductive organs & adolescence growth spurt in height starts after the age of 11 years in females and 13 years in males. BODY SIZE-Growth in height in males continues until about the age 18 years in males and 16 years in females, while in weight continues through adulthood;-Sexual dimorphism is established after the age 14 years, when males become taller > females....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course ANTHROBIO 161 taught by Professor Frisancho during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '10