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Postpubescent

Definition
adjective
That occurs after pubescence or puberty
Supplement
In humans, a postpubescent stage is characterized by a deceleration of growth in height and the attainment of primary and secondary sexual characteristics.
Word origin: post- (after) + pubescent
Synonym(s):

  • postpubertal

See also:

  • peripubescent
  • prepubescent
  • Related term(s):

    • pubescent


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