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XXX, XXXX, XXXXX

[fôreks′, fīveks′]
the designations for abnormal sex chromosome complements in the human female in which there are, respectively, three, four, or five instead of the normal two X chromosomes so that each somatic cell contains a total of 47, 48, or 49 chromosomes. Although there is no consistent phenotype associated with such aberrations, the risk of congenital anomalies and mental retardation in the affected individual increases significantly as the number of X chromosomes increases.

XXX

adjective Popular slang for X-rated.

XXX

symbol for a chromosomal aberration found in mares and cows in which there is infertility because of ovarian hypoplasia.
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Some reasons, then, why Xander Cage is way cooler than James Bond:
Sean Connery's James Bond finds himself in a bit of a light spot IT'S A BLAST: Pierce Brosnan's Bond flies through the air with the greatest of ease ON TARGET: XXX star Vin Diesel's Xander Cage appeals to the youth market
XXX has built on the momentum started by The Fast And The Furious and the character Diesel plays in it - tattooed, pierced, skateboarding secret agent Xander Cage - has become a hero to hordes of adoring fans.
THERE'S a new breed of action hero and he's bald, highly buffed and goes by the name of Xander Cage.
Put Bond in a fur-lined coat, have him order cranberry juice instead of a martini, and put him through his paces as dictated by a market-research study conducted by Maxim magazine and you have Xander Cage, the modern hero of ``XXX.
The star, who shot to fame as extreme sports fanatic turned spy Xander Cage in the action adventure Xx X, is the latest big name to confirm an appearance at the outdoor show.
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Comparing James Bond with Xander Cage is a bit like putting a dry Martini (shaken not stirred) up against a pint of flat lager.
James Bond may have the tuxedo, but Xander Cage - the dysfunctional hero of xXx, Diesel's new, box office-conquering blockbuster - has the tattoos, the testosterone and the attitude to spare.
In this action-packed spy flick, which has clearly been designed around the leading man's undeniable charisma and unbelievable forearms, he plays Xander Cage, a hard-living thrill junkie who appears to make his cash from an underground website that broadcasts his exploits to similar-minded slacker types the world over.