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postpubescent

[ pohst-pyoo-bes-uhnt ]
/ ˌpoʊst pyuˈbɛs ənt /
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noun
a young person in his or her early teens.
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of postpubescents.
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Origin of postpubescent

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Medical definitions for postpubescent

postpubescent
[ pōst′pyōō-bĕsənt ]

adj.
Occurring after puberty.
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