Chronological-age sentence example

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  • Pre-term infants should be vaccinated according to their chronological age from birth.

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  • Growth hormone deficiency is also suspected when x-ray determination of bone age indicates retarded growth in comparison to chronological age.

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  • Another diagnostic technique uses an x ray of the child's hand to determine the child's bone age by comparing this to the child's actual chronological age.

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  • The bone age in affected children is usually two or more years behind the chronological age.

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  • Children with language delay may acquire language skills in the usual progression but at a much slower rate, so that their language development may be equivalent to a normally developing child of a much younger chronological age.

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  • Anatomical age is the numerical assessment of a child's physical growth in relation to the statistical average based on the child's chronological age.

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  • Anatomical age has been used as a determination of chronological age by immigration and adoption agencies when no birth certificates have been available.

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  • It is usually calculated by dividing an individual's mental age (determined by testing) by his/her chronological age and multiplying that result by 100.

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  • Bone age assessments also have forensic application, such as estimating the chronological age of a cadaver.

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  • Families adopting infants or children from countries in which there has been socioeconomic stress may find bone age assessment helpful in establishing the chronological age their adopted child has attained.

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  • The normal variability of skeletal age is about 10 percent of attained chronological age.

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  • Bone age is useful in projecting final stature; research has shown that it is more meaningful in making such projections than chronological age alone.

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