- puberty ► NOUN ▪ the period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity and become capable of reproduction.DERIVATIVES pubertal adjective.ORIGIN Latin pubertas, from puber 'adult' , related to pubes (see PUBES(Cf. ↑pubes)).
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pubertal — or puberal adjective Etymology: pubertal from puberty; puberal from Medieval Latin puberalis, from Latin puber Date: circa 1837 of or relating to puberty … New Collegiate Dictionary
pubertal — pu·ber·tal pyü bərt əl adj of, relating to, or occurring in puberty <pubertal development> … Medical dictionary
pubertal — /pyooh beuhr tl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of puberty. Also, puberal /pyooh beuhr euhl/. [1830 40; PUBERT(Y) + AL1] * * * … Universalium
pubertal — adjective Of or pertaining to puberty. Syn: puberal See Also: puberty … Wiktionary
pubertal — pjuËbÉ™rtl / bÉ™tl adj. pertaining to sexual maturation … English contemporary dictionary
pubertal — pu·ber·tal … English syllables
pubertal — adjective of or related to puberty • Pertains to noun: ↑puberty • Derivationally related forms: ↑puberty … Useful english dictionary
pre-pubertal — see pre B. 1 … Useful english dictionary
puberal, pubertal — Relating to puberty … Medical dictionary
Puberty — refers to the process of physical changes by which a child s body becomes an adult body capable of reproduction. Puberty is initiated by hormone signals from the brain to the gonads (the ovaries and testes). In response, the gonads produce a… … Wikipedia