adulthood

noun
adult·​hood | \ ə-ˈdəlt-ˌhu̇d How to pronounce adulthood (audio) \

Medical Definition of adulthood

: the state or time of being an adult

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“Adulthood.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adulthood. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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