\pjˈuːbəti], \pjˈuːbəti], \p_j_ˈuː_b_ə_t_i]\
Definitions of PUBERTY
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
Sort: Oldest first
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
From pubescere, 'to begin to have hair on the chin and sexual organs.' The period of life at which young people of both sexes are pubes’cent or nubile. According to the civil law, puberty occurs at 12 years in females, and 14 in males. The period varies somewhat in different climates, and in different individuals of the same climate.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Latin] The age at which the state of boyhood or girlhood ends and passes into manhood or womanhood; adolescence-marked by development of sexual functions and desires, fulness and roundness in the limbs and contour of the body, and alteration in the tone of the voice. The age at which puberty begins and the time during which it lasts vary according to climate, manner of living, individual constitution, &c. - by law it is fixed at fourteen.