the time of life when a child experiences physical and hormonal changes that mark a transition into adulthood. the child develops secondary sexual characteristics and becomes able to have children. secondary sexual characteristics include growth of pubic, armpit, and leg hair; breast enlargement; and increased hip width in girls. in boys, they include growth of pubic, face, chest and armpit hair; voice changes; penis and testicle growth, and increased shoulder width.
|出典：北里大学医療衛生学部 医療情報学研究室編集 医学用語集|
出典:『Wiktionary』 (2015/05/03 12:03 UTC 版)
- The process of sexual development of children that makes them into adolescents capable of reproducing sexually (i.e., making babies through sexual intercourse), and makes them have secondary sex characteristics.
- The age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction.
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A middle school student in puberty
思春期の中学生 - Weblio Email例文集
That kid is going through his self-conscience stage in puberty.
あいつは中二病だ。 - Weblio Email例文集
She is at the height of puberty.
彼女は思春期の真っ只中です。 - Weblio Email例文集