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pubescent

 [pu-bes´ent]
1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.

pu·bes·cent

(pyū-bes'ĕnt),
Pertaining to pubescence.

pubescent

/pu·bes·cent/ (pu-bes´int)
1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.

pubescent

(pyo͞o-bĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Reaching or having recently reached puberty.
2. Covered with short hairs or soft down.

pubescent

[p(y)o̅o̅bes′ənt]
Etymology: L, pubescere, to reach puberty
pertaining to the beginning of puberty.

pu·bes·cent

(pyū-bes'ĕnt)
Pertaining to pubescence.

pubescent

(of plant structures) covered with fine hairs.

pubescent

1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.
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8 m long, basally 2-pinnate, medially 1-pinnate-pinnatisect; lamina rachises pubescent abaxially; basal pinnae 8.
Abdomen: Brown; setation comprised of dense white and brown setose, surface entirely smooth; T1-7 brown; T1 and anterior half of T2 long white setose, remaining T2 and T3-7 brown setose; T1 grey pubescent posteromedially, T2 predominantly grey pubescent (except anterolaterally), remaining T narrowly grey pubescent medially and wider grey pubescent posteriorly; S1-7 brown; S1 asetose, S2-7 sparsely brown setose; S predominantly apubescent; T2-4 parallel-sided and not constricted waist-like; bullae on T2 black, transversely elongate, surface entirely smooth, T2 surface anterior to bullae smooth.
Laminae densely pubescent between the veins on both surfaces, the hairs often gland-tipped; indusia present, minute (< 0.
Lower surface finely pubescent or partly pubescent, pubescence short to fairly long.
0 cm long, inequilateral; pinna rachises abaxially eglandular, pubescent, sparsely scaly, hairs 0.
My Unfortunate Erection"--sung by the pubescent champ whose hormones mar his concentration.
She's a pretty girl, with a nice, slim, typically pubescent body.
This world was the nascently putrescent, nascently pubescent milieu of a middle-class American miss--a room full of stuffed animals, boy-band posters, pink things of all sorts--methodically spinning around and around on a circular track like a giant automatic dryer, letting gravity slam its ersatz, picket-fenced-in contents down to earth, again and again, until they were ground to smithereens.
of Boyzone's Stephen Gately, squeaky-voiced funny man Joe Pasquale, pubescent singer Charlotte Church and pop band B*Witched.
Remember before the age of 12 and pubescent self-consciousness, when you spent hours coloring, making sand castles, and stuffing your pockets with shiny stones?
It was this hormonal combustion that Jack Kennedy famously ignited in the pubescent Billy Clinton.
anceps, but differs in having only once-pinnate blades and pubescent rachises, segment stalks, and indusia.