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sexual

adjective sex·u·al \ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, ˈsek-shəl\

: of, relating to, or involving sex

: of or relating to males and females

Full Definition of SEXUAL

1
:  of, relating to, or associated with sex or the sexes <sexual differentiation> <sexual conflict>
2
:  having or involving sex <sexual reproduction>
sex·u·al·ly \ˈsek-sh(ə-)wə-lē, ˈsek-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Examples of SEXUAL

  1. He denied that he had a sexual relationship with her.

Origin of SEXUAL

Late Latin sexualis, from Latin sexus sex
First Known Use: 1651

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, hermaphrodite, plasticity
SEXUAL Defined for Kids

sexual

adjective sex·u·al \ˈsek-shə-wəl\

Definition of SEXUAL for Kids

1
:  of or relating to sex or the sexes
2
:  of, relating to, or being the form of reproduction in which germ cells from two parents combine in fertilization to form a new individual
sex·u·al·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary

sexual

adjective sex·u·al \ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, ˈsek-shəl\

Medical Definition of SEXUAL

1
:  of, relating to, or associated with sex or the sexes <sexual differentiation> <sexual conflict>
2
:  having or involving sex <sexual reproduction>
sex·u·al·ly \ˈseksh-(ə-)wə-lē, ˈseksh-(ə-)lē\ adverb
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