sex chromatin n.
See Barr body.
noun, Genetics. 1. a chromosome, differing in shape or function from other chromosomes, that determines the sex of an individual. sex chromosome noun 1. either of the chromosomes determining the sex of animals See also X-chromosome, Y-chromosome sex chromosome n. Either of a pair of chromosomes, usually designated X or Y, that combine to determine […]
- Sex chromosome imbalance
sex chromosome imbalance n. An abnormal pattern of sex chromosomes, as occurs in men with seminiferous tubule dysgenesis or in women with Turner’s syndrome.
noun 1. an illegal sexual act, activity, or behavior.
[seks-di-sil-yuh n] /ˌsɛks dɪˈsɪl yən/ noun, plural sexdecillions (as after a numeral) sexdecillion. 1. a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 51 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 96 zeros. adjective 2. amounting to one sexdecillion in number.