pubertal

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pu·ber·al

, pubertal (pyū'bĕr-ăl, -ber-tăl),
Relating to puberty.

pubertal

[p(y)o̅o̅′bərtəl]
Etymology: L, pubertas, age of maturity
pertaining to puberty.

pu·ber·al

, pubertal (pyū'bĕr-ăl, -bĕr-tăl)
Relating to puberty.

pubertal

pertaining to or emanating from puberty.

pubertal period
the period approaching puberty when gonadal function, accessory sex gland function and behavior develop to the point where reproduction is possible.
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Earlier findings have also reported that plasma levels of GH, which are low at the pre-pubertal stage, rise with the onset of puberty in humans, peak during mid to late puberty and decline progressively during post pubertal period to reach very low concentrations at adulthood (Martha et al.
Kanbur et al (2005) found sexual maturation stages in pubertal period would not effective in determining the flexibility at their study.
On the other hand, always with reference to muscle fibres, it is important to signal that their differentiation (in fast fibres and resistant fibres) is consolidated only at the end of the pubertal period, and in this phase a predominance of fast fibres clearly guarantees a greater degree of strength.
Data gathered in this way do not provide information about the unique response of adolescents to toxicants because the exposures occur throughout development and are not limited to the pubertal period.
Mice were allowed ad libitum access to a liquid diet containing 5% ethanol beginning at weaning through the pubertal period (49 days of age).
Insulin resistance in obese children and adolescents: HOMA-IR cut-off levels in the prepubertal and pubertal periods.