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Definition of Puberty

Puberty

  1. The earliest age at which persons are capable of begetting or bearing children, usually considered, in temperate climates, to be about fourteen years in males and twelve in females.
  2. The period when a plant first bears flowers.

Puberty Quotations

Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic young people off the job market and off the streets. We stretch puberty out a long, long time.
Toni Morrison

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.
Germaine Greer

I grew up in a very Catholic family. Up until puberty, I would go to a Catholic church every week.
Park Chan-wook

I was born fat and have always been, which was just fine and even healthy and cute until I turned ten or so. Puberty hit like a hurricane and brought a new set of rules. All of a sudden it was my fault I was chubby.
Beth Ditto

Kids whose puberty begins too soon face not just psychological risks, but physical ones too, with an increased likelihood of cancer, as well as skeletal changes that could prevent them from attaining their full adult height.
Jeffrey Kluger
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Puberty Translations

puberty in Afrikaans is puberteit
puberty in Dutch is puberteit
puberty in Spanish is pubertad
puberty in Swedish is pubertet

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