post·​pu·​ber·​tal ˌpōst-ˈpyü-bər-tᵊl How to pronounce postpubertal (audio)
: occurring or being in the period following puberty : postpubescent
a postpubertal female

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postpubertal was in 1886

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“Postpubertal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


post·​pu·​ber·​tal -ˈpyü-bərt-ᵊl How to pronounce postpubertal (audio)
: occurring after puberty
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