[ pree-pyoo-bes-uhnt ]
/ ˌpri pyuˈbɛs ənt /
of or relating to the years immediately preceding puberty, prepubertal.
a prepubescent boy or girl.
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British Dictionary definitions for prepubescent
/ (ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt) /
a person who has not yet reached puberty
not yet having reached puberty
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Medical definitions for prepubescent
[ prē′pyōō-bĕs′ənt ]
Of or characteristic of prepuberty.
A prepubescent child.
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