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1

The average US female gains about ___ lbs and grows ___ inches between 10 to 14 years old:

38 lbs and 9.5 inches

2

The average US male gains about ___ lbs and grows about ___ inches between 12 to 16 years old:

42 lbs and 9.5 inches

3

Period of rapid physical growth and sexual maturation resulting in adult size, shape, and reproductive potential:

Puberty

4

Female puberty onset:

9-10 years

5

Precocious puberty in females:

Less than 8 years

6

Delayed puberty in females:

Greater than 13 years

7

First physical sign of puberty in females:

Breast buds

8

Age of peak height velocity in females:

12.4 years

9

Average age of menarche:

12.5 years

10

Age of fertility in females:

15 years

11

Male puberty onset:

11-12 years

12

Precocious puberty in males:

Less than 9 years

13

Delayed puberty in males:

Greater than 14 years

14

First physical sign of puberty in males:

Testicular growth

15

Peak height velocity in males:

14.4 years

16

Spermarche:

13 to 14 years

17

Age of fertility in males:

15 years

18

True or false: Anovulatory cycles are common during the first two years following menarche?

True (up to 50%)

19

Preadolescent testes, scrotum, and penis:

Tanner stage 1

20

Enlargement of scrotum and testes; scrotum reddens and roughens:

Tanner stage 2

21

Penis enlarges primarily in length:

Tanner stage 3

22

Penis enlarges in breadth and development of glans:

Tanner stage 4

23

Penis is adult size and shape:

Tanner stage 5

24

Preadolescent breast with nipple elevation:

Tanner stage 1

25

Breast buds with areolar enlargement:

Tanner stage 2

26

Breast enlargement without separate contour with nipple:

Tanner stage 3

27

Projection of areola and nipple as secondary mound to breast:

Tanner stage 4

28

Adult breast with areola receding and nipple projecting from breast:

Tanner stage 5

29

No pubic hair:

Tanner stage 1

30

Sparse, pale, fine pubic hair:

Tanner stage 2