Assessment of Growth and its Abnormality

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Growth
an increase in the size of body dimensions, parts, or tissues towards maturity.
Development
changes in the human body towards attaining a mature state, i.e. differentiation, function development, maturation, and adaptation.

Periods of childhood[edit]

Prenatal
embryonic and fetal, up until birth.
Infancy
neonatal, infant, late infancy. An infant is called a neonate until 28 days after birth. Infancy ends around age one.
Childhood
preschool year and elementary school.
Adolescence
starts around puberty and ends at adulthood at age 18.