postpuberty


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post·pu·ber·ty

(pōst-pyū'bĕr-tē),
The period after puberty.

postpuberty

[-pyo̅o̅′bərtē]
Etymology: L, post + pubertas, maturation
a period of approximately 1 to 2 years after puberty during which skeletal growth slows and the physiological functions of the reproductive years are established. Also called postpubescence. postpuberal, postpubertal, post-pubescent, adj.

postpuberty

(pōst-pū′bĕr-tē) [″ + pubertas, puberty]
The period after puberty.
postpubertal (-tăl), adjective
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They later add that "Several studies indicate that in the cases when a second language (L2) is learned postpuberty or even after early childhood, the two languages of an individual may differ in their emotional impact, with the first being the language in which personal involvement is expressed, and the second being the language of distance and detachment.
1985) have suggested that parents allow adolescent sons more autonomy and try to increase their control of daughters postpuberty.
In the present study, almost 26% of the females between six and twelve months postmenarche could be classified as depressed (using one standard deviation above the mean on the CES-D as the cutoff criterion), whereas only 14% of the males six to twelve months postpuberty could be similarly classified.
Thus, the sampling would include in utero (gestation), postnatal (for breast-feeding infants), before puberty (pre- and peripuberty), and postpuberty (or the completion) periods.
In the sexual maturation studies, dietary modulation continued from weaning to postpuberty, and end points related to puberty (e.