ad·​ren·​ar·​che ˌad-rə-ˈnär-kē How to pronounce adrenarche (audio)
: an increase in the production of androgens by the adrenal cortex that usually occurs during the eighth or ninth year of life

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“Adrenarche.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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