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Prepubescent

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Definition

adjective

Before pubescence; prior to puberty


Supplement

In humans, a prepubescent individual is one who is not yet capable of sexual reproduction although hormones begin to change. It is also marked by rapid growth.


Word origin: pre- (before) + pubescent

Synonym(s):

  • prepubertal

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