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adducted
referring to movement of the extremities toward the center of the body
conscience
a persons internal system of values, similar to superego
cooperative/associative play
a play style typical of preschool children in which they begin to take turns and share in a cooperative manner
eneresis
bedwetting after the age when urinary control has been established
initiative
Erickson's task for the preschool child demonstrated by pretend exploration and trying on of new roles.
epiphyseal cartilage
the center for ossification & growth at the end of long bones
industry
Erickson's task for the school age child. At this stage chilren are productive an focus on the real world and their riles in it
malocclusion
a malposition or imperfect contact btween the upper & lower teeth
ossification
the hardening process whereby bone tissue gradually replaces the soft cartilage tissue
puberty
the period following childhood and before adolescence in which the body prepares for changes necessary for reproduction
reciprocity
moral feeling of concren for what is fair to others and described by Kohlberg
saturated fats
fats that come from animals. found in meat and dairy products
school phobia
an intense fear of going to school
scoliosis
abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
somatic
pertaining to the body
team play
an advanced style of play typical of older children that require the ability to follow rules and regulations. Team play may be competitive in nature
adenophypophsis
the anterior lobe of the pititary gland
adolescence
transitional period beginning with sexual maturity and ending with growth cessation and movement toward emotional maturity
ambivalance
an emotional state of having conflicting opposite feelings such as love & hate for a person or object
anorexia nervosa
eating disorder that is characterized by willful starvation & severe weight loss
apocrine gland
sweat glands in the axillae and public region
bulimia
an eating disorder characterized by a series of binges followed by purging and self induced vomiting
depression
prolonged feelings of profound sadness and unworthiness
ejaculation
the release of sperm and semen
emotions
expressed feeling tones that influence a person's behavior
estrogen
hormone produced by the ovary
gonads
the male and female sex glands
larynx
a term for the voice box that houses the vocal cords
menarche
the onset of menses (first menstrual period)
ova
the female sex cell
ovaries
the female sex glands and gonads
penis
the male sex organ
preadolescence or puberty
a time of rapid growth ending wiht reproductive maturation
primary sex characteristics
the growth and maturation of the sex glands
progesterone
a female sex hormone
puberty
the period following childhood and before adolescence in which the body prepares for the changes necessary for reproduction
scrotum
a sac that holds the testes
secondary sex characteristics
all the changes that play no direct role in reproduction such as the appearance of pubic, axillary, and facial hair; an increase in activity of the sebaceous and apocrine glands; breas development; and widening of the pelvic and hip bones
sexually transmitted diseases
(STD's)
diseases that are transmitted through sexual intercourse
sperm
the male sex cell
testes
the male gonads
testosterone
the male sex hormone prduced by the interstitial cells of the testes