What is the Meaning of: Puberty | Concept and Definition of: Puberty

Meanings, definitions, concepts of daily use
Pulling its origin from the latin term pubertas, puberty is the first phase of adolescence during which occurred the changes related to the transition from childhood to adulthood.
Following the process of physical changes of puberty the child becomes an adult insofar as it is capable of sexual reproduction. In addition, puberty brings tangible differences between the male and the female advantage: before puberty, boys and girls are distinguished from each other mainly by their genital. After puberty, however, the differences are more numerous in size, shape, composition and functional development of several bodily structures.
The female puberty is the period where some hormones begin to play their role, namely estradiol, either estrogen, which stimulates the growth of the breasts and the uterus. The main physical transformations on girls are the growth of down on facial and pubic hair, change of the vagina, the uterus and ovaries, the onset of menstruation (the rules) and fertility, alterations of the pelvic shape, the redistribution of fat and body composition, increasing the size (growing up) , the appearance of body odor (sweat, for example), changes at the level of the texture of the skin and acne.
On the boys side puberty leads the development of the musculature, the growth of the testicles, the development of the voice (it becomes more serious), body odor and growth, to mention only a few changes among the most important.
It is worth mentioning that there are precocious puberty, that is, puberty that occurs earlier than expected. This can happen due to environmental estrogens (such as ingestion of drugs or food contaminated with estrogens), a sedentary lifestyle or obesity.
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