What is adrenarche?

Adrenarche is physiologic change in which the function of the adrenal cortex is increased, occurring at approximately the age of nine years.
premature a. Early puberty induced by hyperactivity of the adrenal cortex.

Adrenarche is an early stage in sexual maturation that happens in some higher primates and in humans, typically peaks at around 20 years of age, and is involved in the development of pubic hair, body odor, skin oiliness, axillary hair, sexual…

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