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prepubescent

 [pre″pu-bes´ent]
prepubertal.

pre·pu·bes·cent

(prē'pyū-bes'ĕnt),
Immediately before commencement of puberty.

prepubescent

/pre·pu·bes·cent/ (pre″pu-bes´ent) prepubertal.

prepubescent

(prē′pyo͞o-bĕs′ənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of prepuberty.
n.
A prepubescent child.

pre·pu·bes·cent

(prē'pyū-bes'ĕnt)
Immediately before the commencement of puberty.

pre·pu·bes·cent

(prē'pyū-bes'ĕnt)
Immediately before commencement of puberty.

prepubescent

prepuberal.
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This study sought to evaluate whether there is a higher incidence of depression in African American children who live in paternal absent homes and, whether prepubescent African American males who lack paternal presence exhibit more aggression and/ or antisocial behaviors than African American males who reside in homes with a paternal figure.
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