Biologically, an adult patient is a human that has reached sexual maturity.

In human context, the term adult additionally has meanings associated with social and legal concepts.

In contrast to a “minor”, a legal adult is a person who has attained the age of majority and is therefore regarded as independent, self-sufficient, and responsible.

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