secondary sex character


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secondary sex character

a characteristic peculiar to the male or female that develops at puberty (for example, men's beards and women's breasts).
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Secondary sex characters are correlated with some of these blood parameters.
These scores were then used as the dependent variable in multiple regressions, with sets of the male secondary sex characters and blood cell parameters as independent variables.
However, the possibly related effects of pulp and paper mills on male secondary sex characters in different fish species have been identified repeatedly at several times and locations (12,14-17)
Female mosquitofish in the Fenholloway River display male secondary sex characters (35,36).