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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

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Sexual maturation rating is a method of determining when adolescents have completed menarche or spermarche.

_______ True    _______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Sexual maturation rating is a method of determining when adolescents have completed menarche or spermarche” is true or false.

Introduction: The capability of an organism to reproduce is known as sexual maturity. All organisms are not sexually mature after birth. Sexual maturity is attained only after the development and maturation of reproductive organs to produce gametes. Spermarche and menarche are stages when gamete development starts in male and female adolescents respectively.

Explanation

Sexual Maturation Rating (SMR) is based on secondary sexual characteristics development in adolescents that gives an idea of pubertal maturation of adolescents. SMR is defined in females on the basis of breast development and appearance of pubic hair and in males on appearance of pubic hair and testicular and penile development...

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