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noun \ˈāj\

Medical Definition of AGE

a :  the part of life from birth to a given time <a child 10 years of age> b :  the time or part of life at which some particular event, qualification, or capacity arises, occurs, or is lost <of reproductive age> <age of onset>—see middle age c :  an advanced stage of life
:  an individual's development measured in terms of the years requisite for like development of an average individual <a child of 7 with a mental age of 10>—see binet age, mental age
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