male offspring


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Noun1.male offspring - a child who is malemale offspring - a child who is male      
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
son, boy - a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"
female offspring - a child who is female
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Garth, accustomed to these obstructive arguments from her male offspring.
If a hen with barred feathers is mated with a red-colored rooster, such as a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red, the male offspring will be barred, and the females will be a black color with a few blotches of red, when mature.
IANS Bucking the prediction of imminent extinction, a small fish species which does not produce any male offspring, continues to thrive and researchers have now found why it does not share the fate of many other species that reproduce asexually.
Using our mouse model of BPA exposure, we previously observed impaired GSIS in the F1 and F2 generation adult male offspring of mothers (F0) exposed to 10 [micro]g/kg/d (LowerB) or 10 mg/kg/d (UpperB) relative to Controls (7% corn oil diet) (Susiarjo et al.
The technology might, for example, involve editing rodents' genes so they can only produce male offspring, before releasing them to mate in the wild.
The interviews took place on the greyhound track and fond mothers brought their male offspring in the hope of instant fame in films.
Regarding APP, BACE1 and PS1 protein expression and global DNA methylation pattern, no difference was observed throughout development in female or male offspring.
Humans are very 'matlabi' or selfish: in the so called civilised world, we celebrate the birth of a boy; but in the animal kingdom particularly of those whose milk we use, without their permission actually, we feel highly disturbed of a male offspring.
Findings from Brussels indicate the process, in which a sperm is injected into the egg, led male offspring to inherit their fathers' low sperm counts or quality.
d) The magnitude of effect was greater in male offspring than female
Child trafficking is rampant in China, where population control policies, although recently relaxed, have bolstered a traditional bias for male offspring, seen as the main support for elderly parents and heirs to the family name, and have resulted in abortions, killings or abandonment of girls.
Higher cortisol concentrations were also associated with less initiation of social behaviours such as grooming and play, but only in male offspring.