unsexed


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un·sex

 (ŭn-sĕks′)
tr.v. un·sexed, un·sex·ing, un·sex·es
1. To deprive of sexual capacity or sexual attributes.
2. To castrate.

unsexed

(ʌnˈsɛkst)
adj
1. deprived of sexual attributes
2. (Zoology) not having been identified as male or female
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Adj.1.unsexed - deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes
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A little knowledge in an unsexed mind, here, seems to go a long and politically efficacious way.
Maturity stages correspond to unsexed juveniles and a four-stage scale for sexual maturity for each sex where 1 was immature and 4 was fully mature (SOH: south of Cape Hatteras).
As for the speaker's platform, while white women lecturers courted charges that they had unsexed themselves, or made themselves "public" women, no better than actresses or whores, African American women lecturers were exposed to worse.
If you're adventurous or have a spot for this tree away from your bedroom window, an unsexed seedling can be had for as little as $8-$12.
The negligible interactive effect between age and sex (Appendix 2; least rostral breadth the only exception) permitted pooling of both sexed and unsexed specimens to examine age variation in more detail (Appendix 2), and the minimal distinction between young and old adults observed therein allowed combining adults irrespective of age, to characterize sexual dimorphism (Table 1).
1619 and all loci exhibited no significant evidence of null alleles, but deviated from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium based on testing of 60 unsexed individuals.
Three hundreds and four 10-d old unsexed Arbor Acres Chickens were reared under controlled conditions of heating and light with a prestarter diet (13.
Lehrman is sharply critical of the dogma that the workplace must be unsexed.
Though Fineman smashes the hegemony of the couple, she maintains that of the family, presumably unsexed.