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

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chronological age
[ krŏn′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl ]

n.
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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