\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
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The age at which the reproductive organs become developed, 13 to 16 years in boys, 12 to 14 in girls; in law the ages of presumptive puberty are 12 years in girls and 14 years in boys.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Applied to male capable of producing pregnancy in the female; and applied to female capable of conceiving.
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The age at which persons are capable of begetting or bearing children; maturity; in law, the age of 14 years in boys, and of 12 in girls.
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 pubesâ€™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
The ago at which the generative power becomes established.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The sum of the changes in the generative organs and in the general system which accompany the assumption of functional activity by the former.
The age at which those changes take place. [Lat.]
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.
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