SEX DETERMINATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 genetic mechanism that will determine the sex of offspring. See sex differentiation. SEX DETERMINATION: "Sex determination is a genetic mechanism." Related Psychology Terms ENHANCEMENT ORTHOGENETIC PRINCIPLE PARENT-OFFSPRING CONFLICT BACKCROSSING MUTATION GENERATION FECUNDITY REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS PATERNAL BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR GENETICS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX DETERMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-determination/ (accessed April 6, 2020).