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Textbook Problem

Most of the lung function indices reach their maximum levels betwee

A. 5-10 years of age

B. 10-15 years of age

C. 15-20 years of age

D. 20-25 years of age

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The process of aging is irreversible, which occurs despite optimal nutrition, genetic background, and surroundings. The bodily functions deteriorate as the person ages and the organ functioning is also affected.

Explanation

Justification for the correct answer:

Option (D) states that most of the lung function indices reach their maximum levels between 20-25 years of age. This is a true statement as the lungs complete their growth and development by the age of 20 and between the ages of 20 and 25, they reach their maximum levels. Thereafter, they progressively decline. Hence, option (D) is correct.

Justification for the incorrect answers:

Option (A) states that most of the lung function indices reach their maximum levels between 5-10 years of age. This is false because during 5-10 years of age, the individual is just developing and the lungs are completely developed only after the age of 20 years...

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