Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.


Of, for, or associated with persons of one gender to the exclusion of the other: gender-specific health care; gender-specific behavior.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


for, characteristic of, or limited to either males or females: gender-specific roles.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Traditionally, the uniform for women has included a bowler-style hat, and it is the only part of the uniform that is still gender-specific. Male officers usually wear a peaked hat.
The reasons for the gender pension gap are well documented and hundreds of years in the making, from traditional gender-specific roles to the ongoing discrepancy between the salaries of men and women.
Child care has long been a critical issue for working parents and isn't gender-specific.
Now, it appears this finding may be race- and gender-specific. A large study published in the Oct.
I don't know people who have gender-specific bathrooms in their homes--to me gender-specific bathrooms are no different than race-specific water fountains, and in the future people will judge them similarly.
For example, type "o bir doktor" in Turkish and Translate will show "she is a doctor" and "he is a doctor" as the gender-specific translations.
Google said it was planning to extend gender-specific translations to more languages, 'and address gender bias in features like query autocomplete.'
Annemarie Uhlig, M.D., M.P.H., from the University Medical Center Goettingen in Germany, and colleagues conducted a systematic literature review to examine gender-specific differences in disease-free, cancer-specific, and overall survival after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.
Moreover, educational and vocational training programmes remain gender-specific in the country.
Written by Amna Mufti, the seven episode mini-series highlights women and gender-specific issues in a sensitive and realistic manner.
Subramanian, while addressing a press conference here, shed light on the need for gender-specific measures highlighted in the survey, particularly in the agriculture sector, due to 'feminisation' of this segment.