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Gender

1. Kind; sort. One gender of herbs.

2. Sex, male or female.

3. a classification of nouns, primarily according to sex; and secondarily according to some fancied or imputed quality associated with sex. Gender is a grammatical distinction and applies to words only. Sex is natural distinction and applies to living objects. (R. Morris)

Adjectives and pronouns are said to vary in gender when the form is varied according to the gender of the words to which they refer.

Origin: OF. Genre, gendre (with excrescent d), F.genre, fr. L. Genus, generis, birth, descent, race, kind, gender, fr. The root of genere, gignere, to beget, in pass, to be born, akin to E. Kin. See kin, and cf. Generate, Genre, gentle, genus.


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Re: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

whats the function of clitoris in women?

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by surgeongirl
Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:41 pm
 
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Re: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

men don't have menopause women have it , whats natures plan behind it? We are supposed to be dead by that time. Thus, menopause is a redundant pathway to assure integrity of genetic information and viability of the offspring: prevent late reproduction = lower chance of passing on damaged DNA and/or...

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Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:41 am
 
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Re: Apology to DNLee

... as a whole. Women struggle for respect, fair compensation, and credibility in the workforce, and the scientific community is not beyond its own gender barriers. There is a notable lack of gender diversity in the field of science, and men have always dominated it. To be an accredited woman AND ...

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Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:22 pm
 
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Re: some food for thoughts

... extra. It's arguably better understood as X with something removed. It's important to note that genes are not blueprints. Many of the genes for gender related structure and physiology are not on the X or the Y chromosomes at all, but on other chromosomes altogether. Development of a body involves ...

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Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:07 am
 
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Re: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

x and y are not dissimilar . In fact they are so similar that y is called x with missing leg. If that is correct then there remain no difference in blue print . if blue print is same how can the structure erected on the basis of this can be different. Only difference must be in arrangement and for a...

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Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:16 pm
 
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