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Chapter 2 Normal Pubertal Physiology in Females

  title={Chapter 2 Normal Pubertal Physiology in Females},
  author={Hillary Brooke Boswell},
J.E. Dietrich (ed.), Female Puberty: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-0912-4_2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 Abstract The development of a female child into an adult woman is a complex process. Puberty, and the hormones that fuel the physical and psychological changes which are its hallmarks, is generally viewed as a rough and often unpredictable storm that must be weathered by the surrounding adults. The more we learn, however, about the intricate… 

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