preadolescence

noun
pre·ad·o·les·cence | \ˌprē-ˌa-də-ˈle-sᵊn(t)s \

Definition of preadolescence 

: the period of human development just preceding adolescence specifically : the period between the approximate ages of 9 and 12

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preadolescent \ˌprē-ˌa-də-ˈle-sᵊnt \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of preadolescence

1907, in the meaning defined above

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preadolescence

noun
pre·ad·o·les·cence | \-ˌad-ᵊl-ˈes-ᵊn(t)s \

Medical Definition of preadolescence 

: the period of human development just preceding adolescence specifically : the period between the approximate ages of 9 and 12

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