postpubertal

adjective
post·​pu·​ber·​tal | \ ˌpōst-ˈpyü-bər-tᵊl How to pronounce postpubertal (audio) \

Definition of postpubertal

: occurring or being in the period following puberty : postpubescent a postpubertal female

First Known Use of postpubertal

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postpubertal was in 1886

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“Postpubertal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postpubertal. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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postpubertal

adjective
post·​pu·​ber·​tal | \ -ˈpyü-bərt-ᵊl How to pronounce postpubertal (audio) \

Medical Definition of postpubertal

: occurring after puberty

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