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.
- Sex determination
sex determination n. The determination of the sex of a fetus by identifying sex chromatin in amniotic fluid obtained by amniocentesis.
sexduction sex·duc·tion (sěks-dŭk’shən) n. The process by which chromosomal fragments are transferred between bacteria by means of a specific plasmid.