a chord formed by superposition of three thirds upon any degree of the scale except the dominant.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. any of a number of manifestations, as development of breasts or beard, muscularity, distribution of fat tissue, and change of pitch in voice, specific to each sex and incipient at puberty but not essential to reproduction. secondary sex characteristic Any of the physical traits in a sexually mature animal that are specific […]
- Secondary sexual characteristic
noun 1. any of various features distinguishing individuals of different sex but not directly concerned in reproduction. Examples are the antlers of a stag and the beard of a man
- Secondary sexual characteristics
plural noun physical features developed at puberty that distinguish between the sexes but are not involved in reproduction
noun, Cell Biology. 1. See under spermatocyte. secondary spermatocyte n. The spermatocyte derived from a primary spermatocyte by the first meiotic division and giving rise by the second meiotic division to two spermatids.