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SEX-CHROMOSOMAL ABERRATION

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a disorder of structure and or function that is associated with complete or partial absence of a sex chromosome.

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SEX-INFLUENCED CHARACTER

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These are the inherited traits that are dominant in one sex but recessive in another.

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SEX-LIMITED

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trait or anomaly expressed by one sex and is determined by genes rather than sex chromosomes.

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SEX-LINKED

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a gene that is found on one of the sex chromosomes, usually X or a trait determined by the gene. There are many diseases that are sex linked.

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SEX-NEGATIVITY

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A negative attitude toward any type of sexual behaviour other married sex. Compare sex positivity.

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SEXISM

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These are discriminatory and prejudicial practices as well as beliefs that are directed against one of the sexes. Have a look on sex discrimination; prejudice for concept clarity and understanding about sexism.

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