prepubescent


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pre·pu·bes·cent

 (prē′pyo͞o-bĕs′ənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of prepuberty.
n.
A prepubescent child.

prepubescent

(ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt)
n
a person who has not yet reached puberty
adj
not yet having reached puberty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prepubescent - (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

prepubescent

[ˌpriːpjuːˈbesənt] ADJprepúber

prepubescent

[ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt] adjprépubère

pre·pu·bes·cent

a. prepubescente, anterior a la pubertad.
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