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Puberty

Puberty, the period at which maturation of the sexual organs occurs, beginning at about age 11 or 12 for girls and 13 or 14 boys.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Puberty
- 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 period when a plant first bears flowers.
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