Definition of Prepuberty

1. Noun. A period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur.

Generic synonyms: Time Of Life
Group relationships: Childhood
Derivative terms: Prepubertal

Definition of Prepuberty

1. Adjective. Before puberty. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prepuberty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prepuberty

preprolactin
prepromotion
preproperate
preprophase
preprophases
preprovide
preps
prepster
prepsters
prepsychedelic
prepuberal
prepuberally
prepubertal
prepubertally
prepuberties
prepuberty (current term)
prepubes
prepubescence
prepubescences
prepubescent
prepubescently
prepubescents
prepubic
prepubis
prepublic
prepublication
prepublications
prepublicity
prepuce
prepuces

Literary usage of Prepuberty

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1. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"This stage may, as Marro suggests, correspond to that of prepuberty. Many psychiatric studies have seemed to establish a " neurosis of anxiety " as a quite ..."

2. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"This stage may, as Marro suggests, correspond to that of prepuberty. Many psychiatric studies have seemed to establish a " neurosis of anxiety " as a quite ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"This stage may, as Marro suggests, correspond to that of prepuberty. Many psychiatric studies have seemed to establish a " neurosis of anxiety " as a quite ..."

4. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"This stage may, as Marro suggests, correspond to that of prepuberty. Many psychiatric studies have seemed to establish a " neurosis of anxiety " as a quite ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... as Marro suggests, correspond to that of prepuberty. Many psychiatric studies have seemed to establish a " neurosis of anxiety " as a quite distinct ..."

6. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1917)
"... witchcraft, and war, and such preventive practices as abortion, prolongation of the period of lactation, periods of tabooed coition, prepuberty coition, ..."

7. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1914)
"... the respiratory currents of air may cause it to deflect during the prepuberty period, when the vomer and perpendicular plate are soft and cartilaginous. ..."

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