biology question #1488



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

Q:

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, A:

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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