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superfemale

(ˈsuːpəˌfiːmeɪl)
n
(Genetics) a former name for metafemale
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superfemale

n. superhembra, organismo femenino que tiene más del número necesario de cromosomas que determinan el sexo.
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Sex-typicality and attractiveness: Are supermale and superfemale faces super-attractiveness?
Evidence for the existence of the human "superfemale".
TABLE 4-1 Karyotypes and gonadal sexes of various anomalies in human sexual differentiation Autosomes Sex Chromosomes Gonad Syndrome Name 44 X0 Ovaries Turner's 44 XX Ovaries Normal female 44 XXX Ovaries Superfemale 44 XY Testes Normal male 44 XXY Testes Klinfelter's 44 XYY Testes Supermale 66 XXX Ovaries Triploid (lethal) 66 XXY Testes Triploid (lethal) 44 [XX.sup.sxr] Testes Sex reversal (1) (1) In this case a small piece of the Y chromosome is translocated to an X chromosome.
The behavior of this radio-tagged mom, known to the scientists as superfemale 21, started Greene and Hardy toward revising their view of snake parenthood.
We created supermale and superfemale faces by exaggerating all spatial differences between an average male and an average female face.