[ pree-pyoo-ber-tee ]
/ priˈpyu bər ti /
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the period of life just prior to sexual maturation.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prepubertypre·pu·ber·tal, pre·pu·ber·al, adjectivepre·pu·ber·tal·ly, pre·pu·ber·al·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for prepuberty
[ prē-pyōō′bər-tē ]
The period of life immediately before puberty, often marked by accelerated physical growth.
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