juvenilize

transitive verb
ju·ve·nil·ize | \ˈjüvənᵊlˌīz, -vnəl-\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of juvenilize 

: to restrain from normal development and maturation : prolong the immaturity of chemicals that juvenilize insect larvae

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Other Words from juvenilize

juvenilization \ˌjüvənᵊlə̇ˈzāshən, -vnəl-, -ᵊlˌīˈz- \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for juvenilize

juvenile + -ize

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