sex factor


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sex factor

n.
A bacterial plasmid that enables one bacterium to donate its genetic material to another bacterium by conjugation, resulting in genetic recombination. Also called fertility factor, f factor.
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Though they're currently trailing behind their spouses, Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd are planning to up their sex factor when they take to the floor with a Foxtrot, though they seem to be admitting that they need to be working on keeping that vibe steady.
Considered as an outcome variable, body weight were predicted from explanatory variables, linear body measurements; namely, body length (BL), withers height (WH), chest girth (CG), paunch girth (PG), face length (FL), length between ears (LBE), length of ears (EARL), width (FTW) and length (FTL) of tail, and sex factor.
2 WHO IS BRINGING THE SEX FACTOR TO THE SHOW THIS YEAR?
The song was the winner in a Coventry City Council competition called the SEX Factor.
CALDERDALE students are to get the sex factor when a theatre show comes to town to teach them about safe sex.
The eGFR equation without a sex factor produced similar negative bias among both females and males [-2.
CORONATION STREET Mon, Wed, Fri ITV Mon Soapland's most stunning star, Michelle Keegan, may have departed the cobbles, but a beautiful new actress is set to bring the Sex Factor back to Weatherfield.
Now, you may not rate Cyprus highly on a scale of European sex factor -- the Italian flamboyance, the romance of the French and even the German quirkiness all spring immediately to mind -- but clearly there's a market on the island for the type of products that make women go 'ahhh'
We're looking for someone who has the sex factor with a personality to match.
And the sex factor of a film cannot wholly be about college- level puns and PYTs jiggling their stuff for little reason.
Walter Quijano, "You have determined that the sex factor, that a male is more violent than a female because that's just the way it is, and that the race factor, black, increases the future dangerousness for various complicated reasons; is that correct?
Unusually for a non-fiction book The Sex Factor looks like a novel.