developmental quotient

noun
developmental quo·​tient | \ -ˈkwō-shənt How to pronounce developmental quotient (audio) \

Medical Definition of developmental quotient

: a number expressing the development of a child determined by dividing the age of the group into which test scores place the child by the child's chronological age and multiplying by 100 abbreviation DQ

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“Developmental quotient.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/developmental%20quotient. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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