prepuberty


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Related to prepuberty: precocious puberty, Premature puberty
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a period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur

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An exception may be Shigella spp in prepuberty, which I have never seen in all my years as a microbiology specialist.
An often espoused view identifies environmental factors (socio-cultural and socio-economic) as the primary influence on physical-activity behavior during the prepuberty period, and the interaction of biological and environment factors following puberty (Thomas & Thomas, 1988).
The researchers followed 125 girls from prepuberty to pubertal maturity, assessing BMD using dual x-ray absorptiometry at both fractured and nonfractured sites including the ultradistal radius, proximal radius, femur trochanter, lumbar spine, femur neck, and femur diaphysis.
The researchers followed 125 girls from prepuberty to pubertal maturity, assessing BMC using dual x-ray absorptiometry at both fractured and nonfractured sites including the ultradistal radius, proximal radius, femur trochanter, lumbar spine, femur neck, and femur diaphysis.
125; Phyllis Greenacre, "The Prepuberty Trauma in Girls," The Psychoanalytic Quarterly 19 (1950): 278-300.
A third set of interventions were juridical, the early acceptance of Roman law's definition of consent as establishing marriage, protections against incest and prepuberty marriages, sanctions imposed on those who violated moral norms in marriage and then, most importantly, the claim at Lateran II in the 12th century that clerical marriages were invalid and, again, in the 16th century at Trent that marriages not in accord with canonical form were invalid (ibid.
Early school ages, prepuberty, puberty, male and female differences in voice and speech, and changes in later life are examined.