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Juvenile

Synonym(s)

  • adolescent
  • pubescent
  • teenage
  • youth (young person)

Definition(s)

A person 13 to 18 years of age.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

1: Physiologically immature or undeveloped <juvenile fish>. 2: Of, relating to, characteristic of, or affecting children or young people <juvenile arthritis>. 3: Reflecting psychological or intellectual immaturity <juvenile behavior>.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 22, 2014