Bone Age

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Bone Age

[′bōn ‚āj]
(archeology)
A prehistoric period of human culture characterized by the use of implements made of bone and antler.
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It is characterized by early pubertal changes such as breast development and start of menses in girls and increased testicular and penile growth in boys, appearance of pubic hair, as well as acceleration of growth velocity and bone maturation, which often results in reduced adult height and disproportioned body appearance due to premature fusion of the growth plates.
A recent study utilizing an in vitro bone nodule formation assay, demonstrated that elevated glucose concentration inhibited osteoblastic calcium deposition and bone maturation [Balint et al.
In This One Year Study, Flunisolide HFA Did Not Suppress Growth or Bone Maturation at the Highest Approved Dose for Children with Mild Persistent Asthma
It is characterized by early pubertal changes as well as acceleration of growth velocity and bone maturation.
Similar studies in diabetic rats have shown significantly reduced growth in most mandibles compared to controls, with delays in bone maturation also shown in the foetuses of diabetic rats [Verhaeghe et al.
It is characterised by early pubertal changes such as breast development and start of menses in girls and increased testicular and penile growth in boys, appearance of pubic hair, as well as acceleration of growth velocity and bone maturation, which often results in reduced adult height and disproportioned body appearance due to premature fusion of the growth plates.