chronological age

noun Psychology.

the number of years a person has lived, especially when used as a standard against which to measure behavior, intelligence, etc.

Nearby words

  1. chronograph,
  2. chronographer,
  3. chronographic,
  4. chronol.,
  5. chronological,
  6. chronological order,
  7. chronologist,
  8. chronologize,
  9. chronology,
  10. chronometer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for chronological age

chronological age

[ krŏn′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl ]


The number of years a person has lived, used especially in psychometrics as a standard against which certain variables, such as behavior and intelligence, are measured.

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