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Postpubescent

Definition

adjective

That occurs after pubescence or puberty


Supplement

In humans, a postpubescent stage is characterized by a deceleration of growth in height and the attainment of primary and secondary sexual characteristics.


Word origin: post- (after) + pubescent

Synonym(s):

  • postpubertal

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