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Princeton's WordNet

  1. developmentaladjective

    of or relating to or constituting development

    "developmental psychology"


  1. developmentalnoun

    A trainee flight controller.

  2. developmentaladjective

    Related to how development occurs.

    Developmental psychology studies how the mind forms as children and adolescents grow.


  1. developmental

    Development of the human body is the process of growth to maturity. The process begins with fertilization, where an egg released from the ovary of a female is penetrated by a sperm cell from a male. The resulting zygote develops through mitosis and cell differentiation, and the resulting embryo then implants in the uterus, where the embryo continues development through a fetal stage until birth. Further growth and development continues after birth, and includes both physical and psychological development, influenced by genetic, hormonal, environmental and other factors. This continues throughout life: through childhood and adolescence into adulthood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Developmentaladjective

    pertaining to, or characteristic of, the process of development; as, the developmental power of a germ

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of developmental in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of developmental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of developmental in a Sentence

  1. Nilay Kumar:

    While the promise of mobile health in revolutionizing hypertension treatment is enormous, BP measurement using a smartphone is still in its developmental stages.

  2. Craig Garfield:

    We now realize the transition to fatherhood is an important developmental life stage for men’s health, it’s a magical moment where so many things change in a man’s life. Now the medical field needs to think about how can we help these men of child-rearing age who often don’t come to the doctor’s office for themselves.

  3. Sally Goza:

    I'm also concerned that children who have missed vaccines, have also missed other health care that occurs during those visits, including physical exams, developmental screenings, and other important care that should not be delayed.

  4. Sophia Laurent Abraham:

    You learn it's never ok to shame a child. I don't know how good of a mother Chrissy Teigen is going to be, you cannot bully. You cannot hurt people from the core. There's a lot of developmental things she's really got to work through if you can't apologize for things and be a responsible adult.

  5. Conrad Labandeira:

    That, in turn, suggests that the two groups of insects share a genetic program for eyespot production, the last common ancestor of these insects lived about 320 million years ago, deep in the Paleozoic. So we think this must be a developmental mechanism that goes all the way back to the origins of winged insects.

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