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Dr. Kennedy The beginning of breast development at puberty is known medically as thelarche. It is now a normal event at an earlier age (e.g., age 8) than in the past, probably due to hormones used in meat production methods. The term thelarche comes from two Greek words: thele, nipple + arche, beginning.

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