CONCEPTION RATIO

1. with regard to human ecology, the ratio of men to women conceptualized, being around 150:100. Male embryos are far more sensitive than their female counterparts, so the proportion of live births is around 110-105 males to 100 females. Commonly referred to as the primary sex ratio.

CONCEPTION RATIO: "The conception ratio is also termed as the primary sex ratio."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONCEPTION RATIO," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conception-ratio/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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