Studies on sexual maturation of Hungarian children

Éva B. Bodzsár*

Department of Biological Anthropology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

The purpose of this paper is to give a summary review of the Hungarian reports on the sequence and timing of the respective stages of the secondary sex characteristics and on the age at menarche and oigarche. Also such studies are to be reviewed here that had dealt with the effect of environmental factors modifying sexual maturation or with the secular changes in the rate of maturation in the past one hundred years.

Acta Biol Szeged 44(1-4):155-165 (2000) PDF

Key Words: puberty, sexual maturation, menarche, oigarche, secondary sex characteristics

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