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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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Terry Grange, chief constable of Dyfed-Powys Police and spokesman for the Association of Chief Police Officers on child protection and managing sex offenders, said he believed paedophiles should be classed as men who had sex with prepubescents.
This is especially true with prepubescents, who do not yet possess enough circulating androgens (growth enhancing hormones) for large increases in muscle mass.