prepubertal

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pre·pu·ber·ty

 (prē-pyo͞o′bər-tē)
n.
The period of life immediately before puberty, often marked by accelerated physical growth.

pre·pu′ber·tal, pre·pu′ber·al (-bər-əl) adj.

prepubertal

(priːˈpjuːbətəl) or

prepuberal

adj
(Biology) relating to prepuberty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prepubertal - (especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty; often marked by accelerated growth
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
immature - not yet mature
Translations

prepubertal

adj prepuberal
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Effect of implanting bull calves with testosterone propionate, dihydrotestosterone propionate or oestradiol-17 beta prepubertally on the pituitary-testicular axis and on postpubertal social and sexual behaviour.
8) Human studies also found the differential effect of hypothyroidism, depending on whether it occurred prepubertally or postpubertally.