Definition of developmental
developmentallyplay \-təl-ē\ adverb
Examples of developmental in a Sentence
A drop in temperature can slow the plant's developmental process.
a child with developmental abnormalities
My theory is still in its developmental stage.
Recent Examples of developmental from the Web
Peggy Keller, a professor of developmental psychology at the University of Kentucky, said changing minds — and schedules — is tough.
Under Medicaid, there are wait lists for optional services for specific populations, such as people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Ready Set Ride is an organization that provides therapy for children and young adults with physical, emotional and developmental challenges.
Nearly 40% involved HIV/AIDS, followed by, in descending order: developmental biology; eye development and disease; other infectious diseases like hepatitis C; miscellaneous; and in utero diseases, toxic exposures, and congenital conditions.
Many of the residents were mentally ill, medically fragile or had behavioral problems in addition to developmental delays.
The Nampa campus, which houses adults with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses, has a difficult time retaining employees and keeping them safe, DHW officials have said.
Incorporating ontogeny into the matrix: a phylogenetic evaluation of developmental evidence for the origin of modern amphibians.
The daily programming for children includes providing rich learning experiences aimed to help children master developmental milestone.
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First Known Use of developmental
DEVELOPMENTAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of developmental for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the growth or development of someone or something
: designed to help a child grow or learn
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