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fair sex women collectively (usu. prec. by "the").
secondary sex characteristic any of the physical characteristics that differentiate the sexes from each other, such as facial hair or breast development, and that usu. appear at puberty and are not essential for reproduction.
sex appeal physical attractiveness or personal charm that arouses sexual interest.
sex chromosome either of two sex-determining chromosomes, designated X and Y, in the reproductive cells of human beings, most animals, and some plants.
sex hormone any of various hormones, such as estrogen, testosterone, and androgen, that affect the development or functioning of the reproductive organs or influence the development of secondary sex characteristics.
sex symbol a notable person, often in films, television, or the like, who is considered to represent sexual desirability.
sex-linkage in genetics, an association between certain inherited traits and sex, the genes for those traits being carried on one of the sex chromosomes.
sex-linked of a gene or genetic trait, carried on the chromosome that determines gender.