prepubescence


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prepubescence

(prē′pyo͞o-bĕs′əns)
n.
Prepuberty.
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In the era of molecular FXS diagnosis, FXS is still difficult to recognize and diagnose in all ethnic groups, which could be attributable to a lack of an obvious phenotype at birth and only subtle phenotypes during prepubescence. The mean age at diagnosis was 128.4 months (10.7 years) in a French study [41], 51.4 months (4.3 years) in a South Korean study [42], 35 to 37 months (2.9-3.1 years) in a US study [43], 66 months in Australian study [44], and 75 months (6.3 years) in our study.
This would in turn be followed by the period of Russian literature and language--a class no more special than the rest if not for its instructor, Lidia Petrovna, a young pencil-dressed blonde who almost never smiled but whose face was so striking that even in our boyish prepubescence she stirred something in us.
Furthermore, low P3 amplitude in prepubescence has been shown to predict later substance abuse, including alcohol abuse in adolescence (Berman et al.
Remer, "Renal net acid excretion capacity is comparable in prepubescence, adolescence, and young adulthood but falls with aging," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol.