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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of puberty.
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Also pu·ber·al [pyoo-ber-uh l] /ˈpyu bər əl/.

Origin of pubertal

First recorded in 1830–40; pubert(y) + -al1
Related formspost·pu·ber·tal, adjective
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Historical Examples of pubertal

  • Pubertal development took place at an early age, long before fourteen, with nocturnal emissions, but without erotic dreams.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)

    Havelock Ellis