Definition of Thelarche

1. Noun. The start of breast development in a woman at the beginning of puberty.

Generic synonyms: Start



Definition of Thelarche

1. Noun. The first stage of postnatal breast development, usually occurring at the beginning of puberty in girls, in which a firm, tender lump develops under the centre of the nipple. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Thelarche

1. The beginning of development of the breasts in the female. Origin: thel-+ G. Arche, beginning (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thelarche

theire
theirn
theirs
theirself
theirselves
theisite
theism
theisms
theist
theistic
theistic evolution
theistical
theistically
theists
thel-
thelarche (current term)
thelaziasis
thelazioidea
thele
theleplasty
thelf
thelitis
thelitises
thelium
thelo-
theloncus
thelorrhagia
thelphusian
thelves
thelytokous

Literary usage of Thelarche

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1. Adolescent Sexual Development and Sexuality: Assessment and Interventionsby Donna A. Gaffney, Carol Roye, Civic Research Institute by Donna A. Gaffney, Carol Roye, Civic Research Institute (2003)
"... 9-15 Testosterone, for transgender females, 17-6 thelarche, 1-1 Thrombosis estrogen and, 15-6, 15-7 estrogen-containing contraception and, 15-7 Title X, ..."

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