Sex Chromosomes

Science / Biology / Sex Chromosomes: The chromosomes that determine the sex of an organism. In humans, females have two X chromosomes, and males have one X chromosome and one Y chromosome. Chromosome that determines the gender (sex) of the individual. Human males have a large X and a smaller Y sex chromosomes, while human females have two X sex chromosomes.

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Sex Noun Synonyms: gender
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Sex Chromosome

Science / Genetics / Sex Chromosome: The x or y chromosome in human beings that determines the sex of an individual. Females have two x chromosomes in diploid cells: males have an x and a y chromosome. The sex chromosomes comprise the 23 MORE

Sextuple Meter

Entertainment / Music / Sextuple Meter: Compound metrical pattern of six beats to a measure. (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6). Notice that each beat subdivides into three rather than two. MORE

Sexual Abuse

Life Style / Adoption / Sexual Abuse: The employment, use, persuasion, inducement, enticement or coercion of any child to engage in, or assist any other person to engage in, any sexually explicit conduct or any simulation of such conduct MORE

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