Simply Defined as:
– the state of being male or female
– men or male animals as a group or women or female animals as a group
– physical activity in which people touch each other’s bodies, kiss each other for erotic pleasure, etc. and often includes sexual intercourse either of the TWO MAJOR FORMS OF INDIVIDUALS that occur in most species and that are distinguished respectively as female or male especially ON THE BASIS OF their REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS & STRUCTURES.
The sum of the STRUCTURAL, FUNCTIONAL, and BEHAVIORAL patterns of organisms that are involved in reproduction marked by the union of gametes and that distinguish males and females
a: sexually motivated phenomena or behavior
b: Sexual Intercourse / Act (of male and female genitalia) Genitallia / Sexual Organs i.e the penis and / or virginal
(Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary)
NOTE!!! “Hermaphrodite: a person or animal having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics, either abnormally or (in the case of some organisms) as the natural condition” is not found in most definitions. In human, this is a complete anomaly and termed as sexual disorders.
Determine the sex of:
each bird would need to be individually sexed
Animals could be sexed 1 year from birth using our enhanced feeding protocols.
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