# ANATOMICAL AGE

gauging of a person's level of physical growth, grounded in the state of specific boney features, and contrasted with the standard condition of such features for that numerical age. Commonly referred to as physical age

ANATOMICAL AGE: "Though Jack was eight years old, his anatomical age was measured at seven years."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANATOMICAL AGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anatomical-age/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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