is junevile phase nd puberty the sam,e??

Asked by mehaksaini | 5th Sep, 2009, 07:03: PM

Expert Answer:


Juvenile stage denotes any postembryonic stage in the development of an organism that precedes the sexually mature adult stage.

Puberty refers to the process of physical changes by which a child's body becomes an adult body capable of reproduction. Here a sequence of events occur by which a child becomes a young adult.Puberty is characterized by secretions of hormones, development of secondary sexual characteristics, reproductive functions, and growth spurts.

Answered by  | 9th Sep, 2009, 10:12: AM

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