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Related to juvenescence: Concitation
Becoming young or youthful.
[Latin iuvenēscēns, iuvenēscent-, present participle of iuvenēscere, to reach the age of youth, from iuvenis, young; see juvenile.]
1. youth or immaturity
2. the act or process of growing from childhood to youth
3. restoration of youth; rejuvenation
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|Noun||1.||juvenescence - the process of growing into a youth|
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"