Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most sexually reproducing organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the sex chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced. When the sex of an organism is determined by the sex chromosomes, males and females are generally produced in equal numbers. In other organisms, such as bees and wasps, in which females develop from fertilized eggs and males develop from unfertilized eggs, distribution of the sexes is unequal.
A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
Your sexuality is defined as your sexual orientation, your sexual activity and your capacity for sexual feelings.
A female animal or plant
A male animal or plant
Knowledge of who one is.
An act of sorting.
a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
One that is epicene.
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