thelarche

noun

the·​lar·​che thē-ˈlär-kē How to pronounce thelarche (audio)
: the beginning of breast development at the onset of puberty
premature thelarche

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“Thelarche.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thelarche. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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