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Sex-linked

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adjective

(1) Pertaining to a gene located in the sex chromosome (especially an X chromosome).

(2) Pertaining to a character or trait determined by gene(s) located in the sex chromosome(s).


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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

Hi Surgeon girl. What you have observed in old people is simply the result of the loss of the sexual hormones. People are not turning into the opposite sex. They are simply growing more similar physically because they no longer have the hormones that produce the secondary ...

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by animartco
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 25
Views: 18658

Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards

... for compatibility with every female ovum you would find general compatibility. In other words, if a modern male and a female from the 1,500's had sex, a normal offspring would be likely. So, continue back in time with the modern sperm. Maybe back 10,000 or 100K years and try again (the actual ...

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by BiologicalRush
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards
Replies: 9
Views: 4565

A question about pubic hairs.

I guess the same way every other hair does it. After a while (depends on sex, individual and location) the follicle shrinks and the blood supply is stopped. This leads to loosing the hair. But it has nothing to do with cutting or shaving hairs, only with the ...

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by Tricho
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A question about pubic hairs.
Replies: 3
Views: 958

7 deadly sins in nature

... choice of how many to have tends to be mainly the woman's; in many Eastern or third world countries it is the man's. So an individual of either sex might not be given the choice. They are in effect made to sin, even when they know it is wrong. Governments and religions also take a hand in determining ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 7 deadly sins in nature
Replies: 6
Views: 3547

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... any other human culture? Just look at the United States for proof. How do you account for the fact that all "races" of humans are sexually compatible and able to produce viable offspring? You see, these are the facts and then there are your delusions. But the world is governed ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 265745
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