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Adult - Adulthood  [ Biology ]
Synonym: Mature - Maturity

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  The Adulthood is the stage of development in which an organism has reached the age for reproduction or mature age

In biology the term  adult describe a plant or animal having general characteristics that do not change with continued age and will not gain any additional complexity with further aging and is ready to  reproduce.
 
For a more detailed explanation see: Sexual maturity
 
     
See also : Mature/Maturity
 

 

 

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