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pu·ber·ty

 (pyo͞o′bər-tē)
n.
The stage of adolescence in which an individual becomes physiologically capable of sexual reproduction.

[Middle English puberte, from Old French, from Latin pūbertās, from pūbēs, pūber-, adult.]

pu′ber·tal, pu′ber·al (-bər-əl) adj.

puberty

(ˈpjuːbətɪ)
n
(Biology) the period at the beginning of adolescence when the sex glands become functional and the secondary sexual characteristics emerge. Also called: pubescence
[C14: from Latin pūbertās maturity, from pūber adult]
ˈpubertal adj

pu•ber•ty

(ˈpyu bər ti)

n.
the period of life during which the genital organs mature, secondary sex characteristics develop, and the individual becomes capable of sexual reproduction.
[1350–1400; Middle English puberte < Latin pūbertās adulthood =pūber-, s. of pūbēs grown-up + -tās -ty2]
pu′ber•tal, pu′ber•al, adj.

pu·ber·ty

(pyo͞o′bər-tē)
The stage in the development of humans and other primates marked by maturing of the reproductive organs and by the start of menstruation in females and sperm production in males. During puberty, the production of sex hormones causes other physical changes, including breast development in females and deepening of the voice in males.

puberty

The time in life when someone is becoming sexually mature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puberty - the time of life when sex glands become functionalpuberty - the time of life when sex glands become functional
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
adolescence - the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

puberty

noun adolescence, teenage, teens, young adulthood, pubescence, awkward age, juvenescence Lucy had reached the age of puberty.
Related words
adjective hebetic

puberty

noun
The time of life between childhood and maturity:
Translations
سِن البُلوغ
puberta
pubertet
serdülõkor
kynòroski, gelgjuskeiî
lytinis subrendimas
pubertāte
puberta

puberty

[ˈpjuːbətɪ] Npubertad f

puberty

[ˈpjuːbərti] npuberté f
to reach puberty → atteindre la puberté

puberty

ndie Pubertät; to reach the age of pubertyins Pubertätsalter or in die Pubertät kommen

puberty

[ˈpjuːbətɪ] npubertà

puberty

(ˈpjuːbəti) noun
the time when a child's body becomes sexually mature.

pu·ber·ty

n. pubertad, adolescencia, desarrollo de las características sexuales secundarias y comienzo de la capacidad reproductiva.

puberty

n pubertad f; precocious — pubertad precoz
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Gonadotropin releasing hormone analogue treatment in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia complicated by central precocious puberty.
Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC reported on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Triptodur for the treatment of pediatric patients with central precocious puberty (CPP) in partnership with Debiopharm International SA, part of Debiopharm Group, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company.
Lai, "A case of X-linked adrenal hypoplasia congenita, central precocious puberty and absence of the DAX-1 gene: implications for pubertal regulation," Hormone Research, vol.
In central precocious puberty (CPP, also known as gonadotropin-releasing hormone [GnRH]-dependent precocious puberty), the GnRH pulse secretion and release are increased due to early activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, resulting in gonadal development and appearance of secondary sexual characteristics.
The patients whose bone age/chronological age ratio was >1 and in whom pubertal response was obtained to gonodotropin releasing hormone stimulation test were considered central precocious puberty and the patients who did not meet these criteria were considered premature thelarche.
5mg) for the treatment of central precocious puberty (CPP) in 22 European countries, European Pharmaceutical Review revealed on Monday.
Activating mutation of Kiss1 or Kiss1R gene can cause central precocious puberty in humans [9, 10].
Central precocious puberty caused by mutations in the imprinted gene MKRN3.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Supprelin LA (histrelin acetate subcutaneous implant) 50 mg for treatment of central precocious puberty in children.
Leuprolide is given by injection to treat the symptoms associated with advanced prostate cancer, central precocious puberty, endometriosis and anemia.

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