prepubescent

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adjective pre·pu·bes·cent \-sənt\

Definition of prepubescent

  1. :  of, relating to, being in, or occurring in the period of development immediately preceding puberty prepubescent children prepubescent growth

prepubescent

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First Known Use of prepubescent

1904


PREPUBESCENT Defined for English Language Learners

prepubescent

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adjective

Definition of prepubescent for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or being in the period of life just before puberty


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prepubescent

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adjective pre·pu·bes·cent \-ənt\

Medical Definition of prepubescent


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prepubescent

noun pre·pu·bes·cent

Medical Definition of prepubescent

  1. :  a prepubertal child

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