- pertaining to or occurring in puberty.
Origin of hebetic
< Greek hēbētikós, equivalent to hēbēt(ḗs) adult (hēbē-, variant stem of hēbân to reach puberty, verbal derivative of hēbē youth + -tēs agent suffix) + -ikos -ic
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- of or relating to puberty
C19: from Greek hēbētikos youth, from hēbē youth
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- Of or relating to youth.
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