Are changes such as growth in height and change in voice also secondary sexual characteristics?

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Yes, change in voice and growth in height are the secondary sexual characters.
Secondary sexual characters are those which appears when a person achieve puberty by releasing the sex-specific hormones in the body.
Other secondary sexual characters are -
Broadness in the shoulder of males and hips of females, growth of hairs in the chest, armpits, more muscular body in males, development of breasts in females etc.


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No, change in voice and growth in height are not secondary sexual characters as they are observed in both boys and girls. Secondary sexual characters are observed only in one kind, not both.
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