Biology Question #1488

Giovanni Cuevas, a 16 year old male from Bronx asks on July 9, 2003,

How much does a person's head or skull grow every year? If I'm 16, how much would it grow until it reaches its adult age or size?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on July 9, 2003

The head grows slowly but begins to reach its final size in your late teens, so after 16 don't expect it to grow too much more. You can see a chart of child growth at this website.

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