adjective Physiology.
pertaining to or occurring in puberty.

< Greek hēbētikós, equivalent to hēbēt(ḗs) adult (hēbē-, variant stem of hēbân to reach puberty, verbal derivative of hēbē youth + -tēs agent suffix) + -ikos -ic

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hebetic (hɪˈbɛtɪk)
of or relating to puberty
[C19: from Greek hēbētikos youth, from hēbē youth]

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hebetic he·bet·ic (hĭ-bět'ĭk)
Of or relating to youth.

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