SEX DIFFERENTIATION

the acquiring of distinctive features for each sex during development. Human sexual differentiation can be genetically determined at the time of fertilization, primarily by the presence or absence of a Y chromosome.

SEX DIFFERENTIATION: "Sex differentiation occurs as we develop."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX DIFFERENTIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-differentiation/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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