chronological age

Definition of chronological age

  1. :  the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date His chronological age is five, but his mental age is three—he thinks and behaves like a three-year-old.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  of, relating to, or arranged in or according to the order of time

    :  reckoned in units of time

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


Medical Dictionary

chronological age

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noun chro·no·log·i·cal age \ˌkrän-əl-ˌäj-i-kəl-, ˌkrōn-\

Medical Definition of chronological age

  1. :  the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date—compare achievement age


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