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/ˈpyo͞obərtē/,
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The period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity and become capable of reproduction,
  1. The period during which adolescents reach sexual maturity and become capable of reproduction


  1. the time of life when sex glands become functional
  2. Puberty is the process of physical changes by which a child's body becomes an adult body capable of reproduction. Puberty is initiated by hormone signals from the brain to the gonads (the ovaries and testes). ...
  3. Puberty is a painting created by Edvard Munch. Munch is an artist native to Norway and is widely known for his role in expressionistic art. Puberty has also been done as a lithograph and an etching by Munch.
  4. The Naked Brothers Band episodes are part of The Naked Brothers Band documentary-rockumentary-mockumentary musical comedy television series on Nickelodeon. ...
  5. the age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction
  6. a sequence of events by which a child becomes a young adult; characterized by secretions of hormones, development of secondary sexual characteristics, reproductive functions, and growth spurts.
  7. The time of life when a child begins the physical maturation process toward adulthood. Onset is usually in the early teens and is accompanied by a large increase in hormone production.
  8. time when the body is changing from the body of a child to the body of an adult. This process begins earlier in girls than in boys, usually between ages 8 and 13, and lasts 2 to 4 years.
  9. There have been several studies commenting on puberty and prognosis. Muller and Winkelman reviewed 736 pts with AA at the mayo clinic and reported 54% of the kids and 24% of the adults developed AT. They found the percent developing AT declined as you got older. ...
  10. The age at which the reproductive organs become functionally operative and secondary sex characteristics begin to develop.
  11. stage of physiological maturity: the stage in human physiological development when somebody becomes capable of sexual reproduction. It is marked by genital maturation, development of secondary sex characteristics, and, in girls, the first occurrence of menstruation.
  12. Time of first estrus in sows, usually occurring at 6 mo. of age.
  13. The time of life when the body begins making adult levels of sex hormones (oestrogen or testosterone) and the youngster takes on adult body characteristics: developing breasts, growing a beard, pubic hair, and auxiliary hair; attaining sexual maturity.
  14. time at which first estrus occurs in females, usually at 6 mos of age, but depends on breed, environment and seasom of the year. Puberty is more gradual in boars progressing over 5 to 18 mos of age from onset to full maturity.
  15. The process of changing from a child into an adult. This series of changes are caused by chemical messages that tell the body to grow and become physically and sexually mature.
  16. Latin puber = adult; hence, the time when hair appears in the pubic region - i.e., near the pubis - as a secondary sexual characteristic.
  17. The process of developing from a child to sexual maturity, when a person becomes capable of having children. In a girl, puberty includes a growth spurt, development of breasts and hips, growth of body hair, and the beginning of menstruation (having periods).
  18. the period during which a child experiences physical, hormonal and sexual changes and becomes capable of reproduction. Ages vary as to when a child enters into puberty and completes this process. However, early puberty should be evaluated quickly by a medical professional.
  19. the normal process of change from a child into a reproductive adult. For women it involves development of breasts and pubic hair as well as enlargement of the uterus, widening of the hips and an increase in body fat.
  20. refers to the point at which an individual is sexually mature and able to reproduce.
  21. Growth processes, including the skeletal growth spurt and maturation of the reproductive system, that begin in early adolescence and transform children into physically and sexually mature adults.
  22. when a boy or girl starts to become sexually mature, due to the activity of sex hormones. As puberty starts, a girl's periods start and she can become pregnant.
  23. A series of changes, beginning, on average, around 10½ years in girls and 12½ in boys, involving the maturation of the reproductive organs and accompanying secondary sexual characteristics. In the female, menstruation first occurs in late puberty. ...
  24. The last growth phase of childhood, puberty is the period during which a child's body becomes sexually mature and develops into adult form.
  25. The stage of adolescence marked by the development of secondary sex characteristics, including menstruation in females. In girls, puberty occurs between the ages of about 11 and 14, and between 13 and 16 in boys.