What is proximodistal law and cephalocaudal law?


The cephalocaudal law maintains that development spreads over the body form head to foot. The proximodistal law maintains that development spreads outward from the central axis of the body or trunk to the extremities like hands and feet.
Q&A Related to "What is proximodistal law and cephalocaudal..."
The proximodistal trend is the prenatal growth from 5 months to birth when the fetus
cephalocaudal means to develop from head to tail. This happens in the first 2 years of life, primarily, Examples: brain/head development earlier coordination than in arms and legs
Lifting the head before getting control of the legs - cephalocaudal. Attaining pre-reaching before the pincer grasp - proximodistal.
About -  Privacy -  Your Cookie Choices  -  Careers -  About P.G. Wodehouse -  Articles -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 IAC Search & Media