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the age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction
Puberty is the stage in someone's life when their body starts to become physically mature. Margaret had reached the age of puberty. the stage of physical development during which you change from a child to an adult and are able to have children (pubertas, from puber ). In human physiology, the period of first becoming capable of reproducing sexually. Occurring at about age 12 in girls and age 14 in boys, puberty is characterized by the maturing of the genital organs, development of secondary sex characteristics, and, in girls, onset of menstruation. Both sexes experience a swift increase in body size and changes in body shape and composition. Puberty marks the beginning of adolescence
The last growth phase of childhood, puberty is the period during which a child's body becomes sexually mature and develops into adult form
{n} ripe age in the sexes
the time of life when sex glands become functional
The period when a plant first bears flowers
{i} sexual maturity
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
The time of life when a child begins the physical maturation process toward adulthood Onset is usually in the early teens and is accompanied by a large increase in hormone production
Say: pyoo-ber-tee Everyone goes through puberty, even though it sometimes feels like you're the only one! It's the period of time when your mind and body changes and matures, turning you from a kid to an adult
the time during adolescence when rapid changes take place in the body
Physical development when sexual reproduction first becomes possible
{i} pubertas
reached puberty
reached the age where one is able to produce offspring, matured