bone age

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Noun1.bone age - a person's age measured by matching their bone development (as shown by X rays) with bone development of an average person of known chronological age
age - how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
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FH was assumed when the GV was equivalent to < 2 cm/year, and bone age was greater than 14 years in females and 16 years in males.
The correlation coefficients for vertebral and hand-wrist bone age were 0.
All presented with growth failure, with bone age 1-3 years behind chronological age.
Height, body mass, body mass index (BMI), pubertal stage, bone age, body composition, BMD and jumping performance were obtained at baseline (T0) and after 3-years (T3).
Rapid growth and bone age advancement, elevated serum levels of sex steroids, and breast development in girls could all indicate precocious puberty.
Another method used to verify age in young adults is by using radiographs to determine bone age.
Just obtaining a hand film for bone age and mapping growth against a growth chart can be a good initial screening tool when considering whether to perform hormonal testing, she noted.
Imaging and complementary studies showed normal adrenal glands, the presence of an uterus, the absence of female genitals, a bone age of 10 years, and a 46XX karyotype.
In addition to the problems associated with excessive force in an immature skeleton, it should also be noted that players, while chronologically of the same age, may be heterogeneous in terms of size, stage of development and bone age.