sex test

sex test

n.
A method of determining genetic sex by examination of stained smears of buccal mucosal squamous epithelial cells for Barr bodies; normal females have one per cell nucleus and normal males have none.
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In 1996, for example, it was reported that eight women failed the sex test, although none were removed from those Games.
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SC wants urgent measures to stop search engines from advertising sex test kits & addresses of sex determination clinics abroad
It takes DNA from 24 sites with two components in each, so it gives you 48 components plus a sex test.
Iran's covering body for the popular sport has made it mandatory for women to undergo the sex test after it was revealed that several top players were men.
A MAN who demanded a sex test after a schoolgirl runaway spent the night in his home has saved himself from jail.
During the '70s and early '80s, amniocentesis in India and China was widely referred to as "the sex test.
More than 200 years later, the Swedish writer, Lawrence Banck reports a similar sex test.
SEX test runner Caster Semenya has been "completely shattered" by claims she is half male, her spokeswoman said.
WELL done to world athletics chiefs for grabbing the bull by the short and curlies and ordering women's 800 metres champ Caster Semenya to have a sex test over fears she is a man.
I mean if every woman who looked like a man had to undergo a sex test then your average bingo hall would be empty.
An early sex test is already available on the NHS for those whose babies are at risk of gender-specific genetic conditions such as the wasting disease muscular dystrophy.