postpubescent


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postpubescent

(ˌpəʊstpjuːˈbɛsənt)
adj
1. (Biology) of, relating to, or occurring in the period after puberty
2. (Biology) having been through puberty
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3) Although my focus is on very young teenagers and I am aware of the crucial differences between (prepubescent) childhood "proper" and adolescence, the very few instances in which I use the term "childhood" in this article, I do it in its broader sense as defined by UNICEF and further conceptualized by Rocha and Seminet (3), encompassing prepuberty, puberty and teenagers (pubescent and postpubescent "children").
Numerous psychiatric studies have shown that adult male attraction to postpubescent teenagers (in other words, those often involved in chat room stings) is extremely common and has long been understood as psychologically normal, even if actual sex with minors is justifiably criminal.
2011) The influence of chronological age on periods of accelerated adaptation of stretch-shortening cycle performance in pre and postpubescent boys.
Rump fat thickness was also different in postpubescent sows, depending on reproductive status.
A curvaceous teenager, clearly postpubescent and physically mature, she was very different from the young girl of the book.
Effects of strength training on muscle development in prepubescent, pubescent and postpubescent males.
noted increased laxity in the ACL of postpubescent female collegiate athletes during their ovulatory and luteal phases.
A virus escapes into McKinley High, instantly killing all adults and postpubescent students, leaving everyone else--pubescent teens--alive, but fatally poisonous and contagious.
Campers range from boisterous jock Homer (Deniz Akdeniz) to conservative pacifist Robyn (Ashleigh Cummings), and present a potpourri of budding postpubescent romances.
Miss Athwal said the pictures included all levels of seriousness and depicted both pre-and postpubescent children.
One cannot discount, for instance, the effect of a cast of prepubescent, pubescent, and possibly postpubescent boys railing and declaiming on the stage.
What begins as a typical anime story of barely postpubescent adolescents piloting giant mechs soon becomes a dark, psychological tale about the human condition, social bonding, and existential despair set against an eschatological background that consistently causes the viewer to doubt whether the human species is worthy of evolution or whether it should merely be allowed to go extinct.