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Puberty

"Puberty" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A period in the human life in which the development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system takes place and reaches full maturity. The onset of synchronized endocrine events in puberty lead to the capacity for reproduction (FERTILITY), development of secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS, and other changes seen in ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Puberty" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Puberty" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 236 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2010
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