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Becoming young or youthful.

[Latin iuvenēscēns, iuvenēscent-, present participle of iuvenēscere, to reach the age of youth, from iuvenis, young; see juvenile.]

ju′ve·nes′cence n.


1. youth or immaturity
2. the act or process of growing from childhood to youth
3. restoration of youth; rejuvenation
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Noun1.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"


The time of life between childhood and maturity:
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With an upward trend in changing to unhealthy lifestyle, an increased incidence of juvenescence with AMI is getting more concerns from clinical research recently.
Hospitable and tolerant are only the small peoples, Emil Cioran wrote in his juvenescence, the nations penurious of the voluptuousness of power and conquest, the only "virtues" to offer them superiority and historic destiny.
However, known for his never-ending juvenescence, Hefner did make it to Sin City for the event.