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Glossary of Biology Development

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adulthood
the state in which growth in height ceases and the body has a sustained capacity to repair and maintain itself
altering
changing; making different in some way
cease
to come to an end
chronological
arranged in order of occurrence in time
conception
the act of fertilization
cumulative
increasing by successive additions
embryological development
the growth and change that occurs between the time of fertilization and birth
fertilization
the process of joining an egg with a sperm to make it capable of development
immune
pertaining to the production of antibodies
incapacity
lacking ability
life span
the longest period over which the life or any organism might extend.
maturation
the act or process of becoming mature or fully developed
monitor
to watch, check
proliferate
to grow, spread
senescence
the stat of being old that include a reduced capacity of the body to defend and repair itself

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