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pubescent

1. arriving or having arrived at puberty
2. (of certain plants and animals or their parts) covered with a layer of fine short hairs or down
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5-2 cm, concolorous, chartaceous, lanceolate to elliptic, apex acuminate to rounded, margins entire, base rounded, venation penninerved, both surfaces pubescent with tector trichomes; tendrils simple.
6); median basal region of mentum protruding and pubescent on posterior part.
4 cm between the dorsal lobes, the filament tube erect, to 3 cm long, apically sparsely pubescent, the anther tube obliquely cup-shaped, to 4 mm in diameter, puberulous, the dorsal and lateral anthers 5-7 mm long, the ventral anthers 3-4 mm long, sparsely pubescent with an apical tuft of white woolly trichomes to 0.
Leg: Light brown, setation predominantly white; pro, mes, and met coxa lightly grey pubescent, long white setose; met trochanter setose medially; femur light brown, met femur more-or-less cylindrical only slightly wider than pro and mes femur, in distal half without ventral macrosetae, posteroventrally long white, erect setose and setae arranged in distinct row; pro, mes, and met tibia straight, met tibia cylindrical, ventral keel absent, lateroposteriorly long white, erect setose and setae arranged in distinct row; pro and mes tarsomere 1 longer than tarsomere 2, but less than combined length of tarsomeres 2-3, met tarsomere 1 as long as combined length of tarsomeres 2-3; pulvillus well-developed, as long as well-developed claw, and as wide as base of claw; empodium absent.
There's a major question about whether attraction to pubescent children is normal or abnormal," said Dr.
The teen-versus-mum dynamic is explored anew in the latest effort from Kingsmill, with the gloomy pubescent unable to rouse himself from bed despite a clattering array of zany alarms--as well as the horribly catchy brass of Madness' House of Fun on the soundtrack.
For this reason, we recommend that growth studies be conducted during a narrow window of age ranges during the so-called growth hormone dependent phase between the infant/toddler and pubescent growth periods, when the growth velocity is relatively linear.
This is life among the pubescent wealthy and worldly.
The actor first rose to fame at age 16 when he portrayed the titular pubescent doctor on Doogie Howser, M.
The sisters' downscale apartments in the big city are a striking contrast, psychically as well as physically: Raimunda lives in cramped quarters with a no-account husband and her moody pubescent daughter Paula (Yohana Cobo).
Teenagers will sympathize with a pubescent Potter who must (like Spiderman and other adolescent heroes) save the world while trying to get up the nerve to ask a really cute girl to the high school dance.