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Human Puberty - Part 2
Puberty is a period of rapid physical growth and change, brought about by hormonal changes, that culminates in sexual maturity. Test your basic knowledge of human puberty by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   In humans, on average, puberty is complete at a slightly younger age in girls than in boys.
(2)   Human puberty results in rapid body growth, however, not all body parts grow at the same time or at the same rate. Which of the following body parts tends to exhibit growth before the others?
(3)   Human puberty results in rapid body growth, however, not all body parts grow at the same time or at the same rate. Which of the following is generally the correct order (first to last moving from left to right) for the growth of the body parts listed?
(4)   During adrenarche, the adrenal cortex releases increased levels of the following hormones:
(5)   The linear growth spurt in height observed during puberty is due mainly to the action of this hormone (in both sexes):
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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2015