Our Puberty Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Puberty
Definition of Precocious puberty
Precocious puberty: The onset of secondary sexual characteristics, such as breast buds in girls, growth of the penis and thinning of the scrotum in boys, and the appearance of pubic hair in both sexes, before the normal age of puberty.
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2016
Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Need help identifying pills and medications?