postadolescent


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postadolescent

(ˌpəʊstˌædəˈlɛsənt)
n
a person who is no longer an adolescent
adj
of or relating to someone who is no longer an adolescent
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The former encompasses the postadolescent years through full maturation (ranging from the ages of seventeen to twenty-seven for men, and late teens to early twenties for women), while the latter stage includes the years of maturity before the hormonal changes that cause menopause in women and andropause in men.
Elevated serum insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels in women with postadolescent acne.
Sowell et al., Mapping Continued Brain Growth and Gray Matter Density Reduction in Dorsal Frontal Cortex: Inverse Relationships during Postadolescent Brain Maturation, 21 J.
Grandhi and Alikhan performed a retrospective review of 400 postadolescent female acne patients treated with spironolactone, mostly in combination with a topical and/or oral acne medication.
In postadolescent humans, hypertrophy is the predominant mode of body fat mass increase, as the adipocyte turnover rate remains nearly constant at ~ 10% per year throughout adulthood (Spalding et al.
Toga, "Mapping continued brain growth and gray matter density reduction in dorsal frontal cortex: inverse relationships during postadolescent brain maturation," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
(183) Cruel and Unusual Punishment, supra note 155, at 2 (alteration in original) (quoting Sowell et al, Mapping Continued Brain Growth and Gray Matter Density Reduction in Dorsal Frontal Cortex: Inverse Relationships During Postadolescent Brain Maturation, 21 J NEUROSCIENCE 8819, 8819 (2001))
Zouboulis, "Underestimated clinical features of postadolescent acne," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
Caulum, Comment, Postadolescent Brain Development: A Disconnect Between Neuroscience, Emerging Adults, and the Corrections System, 2007 WIS.
Dr Alf Nicholson, consultant paediatrician at Temple Street, said in Ireland today there is a general trend for young girls, teenagers, and postadolescent girls to take more alcohol and a lot more spirits than ever before.
In just one telecast, its 14yearold protagonist (played by Nash Aguas) was shown dealing with the first stirrings of postadolescent sexuality, getting smitten by his lateteen tutor, and ending up having to take her home after a drinking bingewith potentially "horizontal" consequences.
"In Vivo Evidence for PostAdolescent Brain Maturation in Frontal and Striatal Regions." Nature Neuroscience, 2(10), 1999, 859-61.