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Synonyms for precocious

Synonyms for precocious

developing, occurring, or appearing before the expected time

ahead of current trends or customs

Antonyms for precocious

characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)

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appearing or developing early

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Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC reported on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Triptodur for the treatment of pediatric patients with central precocious puberty (CPP) in partnership with Debiopharm International SA, part of Debiopharm Group, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company.
Hypothalamic hamartomas are an important cause of precocious puberty and epilepsy in young patients.
On the local TV scene, Eat Bulaga has just started a daily quiz and numbers show for precocious kids, and It's Showtime is fielding Junior Hashtags, a daily search for boys who are outstanding dancers.
In central precocious puberty (CPP, also known as gonadotropin-releasing hormone [GnRH]-dependent precocious puberty), the GnRH pulse secretion and release are increased due to early activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, resulting in gonadal development and appearance of secondary sexual characteristics.
The patients whose bone age/chronological age ratio was >1 and in whom pubertal response was obtained to gonodotropin releasing hormone stimulation test were considered central precocious puberty and the patients who did not meet these criteria were considered premature thelarche.
More tests revealed that he was suffering from precocious puberty, a condition that affects one in every 5,000 to 10,000 children in the US, although its onset at such a young age is much rarer.
Elise will admit herself how precocious she is, but she has been a bullied outsider all her life.
A presentation at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting held in San Francisco this year revealed a greater risk of precocious puberty in girls with deficient levels of vitamin D in comparison with girls who entered puberty at a normal age.
In girls, early puberty or precocious puberty is defined as the development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as the development of breasts or pubic hair before the age of 8 years.
Honestly, it's as if he could crunch every one of those precocious little blighters under his spit-and-polished size nine 9pm) wing-tips.
First recognize that a child with precocious puberty might actually have a serious underlying medical condition that triggers puberty.
The son of Dominion was retired to Cheveley Park, where he stood his entire career, quickly establishing himself as a source of precocious juveniles.
The 21 entries cover neuroendocrine control of puberty in rodents, non-human primates, and humans and includes information on general regulation of the variation in pubertal timing; trends that may or may not lead to changes in onset; isolated breast development in very young girls or in boys; adrenal abnormalities; gonadotropin-dependent and -independent precocious puberty; and environmental factors appearing in such cases as endocrine disruption or signs of precocious puberty internationally adopted girls.
But the precocious young girl gets the last laugh when she figures something out: "I had an idea to say the opposite of what I mean to trick everyone.
Dad is a pompous Brit, Mom sounds like Mammy Yokum, and brother Bill Bob has a precocious kid lisp.