List changes in the body that take place at puberty

cbse
cbse-class-8-science
reaching-adolescence

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List changes in the body that take place at puberty.
Answer:
Changes at puberty:

  • Sudden increase in height and weight.
  • Broadening of shoulders and widening of chest in boys. In girls, the region below waist becomes wider.
  • In boys, under the influence of hormones, the larynx becomes prominent, the vocal cords become longer and thicker. These changes cause the voice to become hoarse.
  • Appearance of hair in areas such as underarms, face, hands, and legs.
  • Appearance of acne as a result of excessive secretion of oil from skin.
  • Testis grows and starts producing sperms in males, whereas in females, the ovary enlarges and starts producing matured eggs.