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puerile

adj pu·er·ile \ˈpy(-ə)r-əl, -ˌīl\

Medical Definition of PUERILE

1
:  marked by or suggesting childishness and immaturity
2
:  being respiration that is like that of a child in being louder than normal <puerile breathing>

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