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|Noun||1.||sex character - those characteristics (both anatomical and psychological) that are strongly associated with one sex relative to the other|
primary sex character, primary sex characteristic, primary sexual characteristic - the genetically determined sex characteristics bound up with reproduction (genitals and organs of reproduction)
secondary sex character, secondary sex characteristic, secondary sexual characteristic - the genetically determined sex characteristics that are not functionally necessary for reproduction (pitch of the voice and body hair and musculature)
virilism - the development of male secondary sexual characteristics in a female (or prematurely in a young boy)