SEX CHROMOSOME

These are the chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual. A person with XX chromosomes is a girl and a person with XY chromosomes is a boy. These sex chromosomes determine the sex of the person.

SEX CHROMOSOME: "The sex chromosome carries genes for sexual traits."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX CHROMOSOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-chromosome/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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