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pubertal

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adjective pu·ber·tal \ˈpyü-bər-təl\

Definition of pubertal

  1. :  of or relating to puberty



Variants of pubertal

or puberal play \ˈpyü-bə-rəl\

Origin of pubertal

pubertal from puberty; puberal from Medieval Latin puberalis, from Latin puber


First Known Use: circa 1837


Medical Dictionary

pubertal

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adjective pu·ber·tal \ˈpyü-bərt-əl\

Medical Definition of pubertal

  1. :  of, relating to, or occurring in puberty <pubertal development>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pubertal"


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