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sex

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noun \ˈseks\

Medical Definition of sex

  1. 1:  either of the two major forms of individuals that occur in many species and that are distinguished respectively as male or female

  2. 2:  the sum of the structural, functional, and behavioral characteristics of living things that are involved in reproduction by two interacting parents and that distinguish males and females

  3. 3a:  sexually motivated phenomena or behaviorb:  sexual intercourse




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sex

transitive verb

Medical Definition of sex

  1. :  to identify the sex of <techniques for sexing human embryos>




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