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Introduction: Puberty

Description of Puberty

Puberty (medical condition): Sexual and physical maturation in adolescents...more »

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Puberty: the time of life when sex glands become functional.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Puberty: A period in the human life in which the development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system takes place and reaches full maturity. The onset of synchronized endocrine events in puberty lead to the capacity for reproduction (FERTILITY), development of secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS, and other changes seen in ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.
Source: MeSH 2007

Puberty: Related Topics

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Puberty as a Disease

Puberty (medical condition): See Puberty (disease information).
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Puberty: Related Diseases

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Puberty as a Symptom

Puberty (symptom): Type of Puberty symptoms.

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Puberty: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Puberty

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  • time of life

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Hierarchical classifications of Puberty

The following list attempts to classify Puberty into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • time of life
  • period,period of time,time period
  • fundamental measure,fundamental quantity
  • amount,measure,quantity
  • abstraction

Source: WordNet 2.1

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Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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