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.
adjective 1. being of a particular sex or having sexual characteristics. 2. characterized by sexuality; having sex appeal. noun 1. either the male or female division of a species, especially as differentiated with reference to the reproductive functions. 2. the sum of the structural and functional differences by which the male and female are distinguished, […]
adjective, Informal. 1. sexually aroused. 2. made sexually attractive or more titillating: The movie was a sexed-up version of the book. 3. made more attractive or interesting, especially by adding decorative elements: a sexed-up car.
adjective 1. senary. 2. sextuple (def 1). 3. (of a numerical system) with a base of six.