puber-, pubo-, pub-, pubio- +

(Latin: adult, mature; sign of maturity, especially the growth of pubic hair; extended to mean the "pubic bone")

1. A cartilage or bone in front of the pubis in some amphibians and other animals.
2. Either of a pair of bones in front of the pubis of marsupials.
Not having arrived at puberty; immature.
1. The condition of not having reached the state or age of puberty.
2. Not having reached puberty, or the age of the ability to reproduce one's species.
3. Lacking or short of the age at which a marriage contract can be legally entered into.
os pubis
Bone of the groin, pubic bone.
Occurring in or pertaining to the period following puberty.
After or subsequent to puberty; the period after puberty.
postpuberty, postpubescence
The period following, or after, puberty.
precocious pseudopuberty
The appearance of some secondary sex characters before the normal age of puberty but without maturation of the gonads.
prepubertal, prepuberal (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to the time of adolescence before sex glands start to function; frequently accompanied by accelerated body development: Nancy was at a prepubertal age and in 5th grade when her period began, and because this was quite early, she had to go to the doctor for a check-up.
prepuberty (pree PYOO buhr tee) (s) (noun) (no plural)
The period of life two or three years preceding pubescence: When she was at the age of prepuberty, her parents thought that she ought to see a doctor because of slow and retarded growth.
prepubescent (pree" pyoo BES uhns) (adjective); more prepubescent, most prepubescent
Referring to the stage of life just before sexual characteristics appear in children: Mrs. Lawson loved teaching grade 5 in school when the children were still at the prepubescent age.
1. A reference to the period of life before the age a person is first capable of sexual reproduction.
2. A descriptive word for the period before puberty.
A condition characterized by the development of a varying number of the somatic and functional changes typical of puberty; commonly caused by the hormonal secretions of a tumor and typically arises before the chronological age of puberty; precocious pseudopuberty.
pubarche (s) (noun) (no pl)
Onset or the physical changes of puberty: The beginning of pubarche first starts with the appearance of pubic hair:
Someone who is at the onset of puberty or who is just starting puberty (functionally capable of reproduction).