Question
Sat September 05, 2009 By: Mehak Saini

is junevile phase nd puberty the sam,e??

Expert Reply
Wed September 09, 2009

No.

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.

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