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sex organ

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sex organ any organ involved in sexual reproduction
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Sikleigh Snoop, the sex-poet, was the leading spirit in the organization.
"Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" by Stephen Leacock
The organs of sex are to be held among sacred things.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The growth of the male sex organs he found to be definitely inhibited by the ovaries.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
But with the organically aroused sex-instinct there is no such power of choice.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
The organs that mark their sex are subject to two incurable maladies.
"Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Morley
The sex organs are the agencies by which every plant and every animal, each after its kind, brings into the world a succeeding generation.
"The Social Emergency" by Various
First of all, and this should be in capitals, it has nothing at all to do with the kidneys or with the sex organs.
"Wild Animals at Home" by Ernest Thompson Seton
In the female sex, also, there are notable differences in the condition of the genital organs between the adult and the child.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
A man is just as old as he feels, when said feeling is directed to his sex organs.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
Sex is not confined to the specialized sex-organs.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
This primitive and fundamental unity of the male and female sex organs is very significant.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
In the course of specialisation of function, as I have outlined, just as other organs arose, so arose sex-differentiation.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
It is evidently the influence of the organs distinguishing the two sexes, which is the primary cause of their peculiar beauty.
"Beauty" by Alexander Walker
Organization of education on a secular, scientific, and equal basis for both sexes.
"Contemporary Socialism" by John Rae
The sex of the young organism is in like manner referred by Rolph to conditions of nourishment during development.
"A Review of the Systems of Ethics Founded on the Theory of Evolution" by C. M. Williams
Its roots are in the sex organs as well as in the heart.
"Farm Boys and Girls" by William Arch McKeever
In a few species the large individuals only possess female organs, so that the separation of the sexes is complete.
"The Life of Crustacea" by William Thomas Calman
Migration has an especial influence in this way on all organisms with separate sexes.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
The sexes of the mussel are separate, but the reproductive organs are very similar.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
Upon this rests the special significance for the organic world, of the distinction of sex.
"A History of Philosophy in Epitome" by Albert Schwegler
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In news:

When my sister and I were little, my sister would tell our peers that I was born with both male and female sex organs.
Religious organizations that receive state funding for adoption services can not refuse same-sex couples.
The sex organ of a lion's mane mushroom looks like it belongs under the ocean.
The organization is run by Danuwar and other survivors of sex trafficking.
Enter Safersex4seniors.org, an organization looking to help seniors have safe sex .
STATE COLLEGE, Pa.—Two former NCAA presidents have taken issue with the organization's handling of the unprecedented sanctions levied against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
A popular weed killer makes some frogs grow the wrong sex organs.
Male frogs exposed to very low doses of a common weed killer can develop multiple sex organs, sometimes both male and female, researchers in California have discovered.
New York lawmakers drafted appropriate protections so religious organizations won't be charged with bias for declining to assist in same-sex marriages.
Republican senators who have pledged to vote "yes" on same-sex marriage have earned themselves the gratitude – and political support – of the deep-pocketed and well-organized LGBT community regardless of whether the bill makes.
For the past eight years, U.S.-based HIV organizations providing services overseas were forced to formally denounce sex work, and if they didn't, Uncle Sam closed his checkbook to them.
A new Web site takes on the National Organization for Marriage, which opposes same-sex unions.
Enter Safersex4seniors.org, an organization looking to help seniors have safe sex.
The president of a Reading School District parent-teacher organization stepped down Friday after school officials learned he is a registered sex offender.
The president of a parent-teacher organization in Reading resigned from his position Friday after being found to be a registered sex offender, district officials said.
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In science:

When subnetworks responsible for the sexual dimorphism of a species are interlinked in the same developing individual organism, then that organism can exhibit aspects of both sexes.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Thus, under the network theory of gynandromorphs there may exist organisms that are of the same sex (are not gynandromorphs) but that have non symmetrical or non-coherent body sections because their development was directed by distinct but same-sex developmental control networks.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Definitions: Synsexhemimorphs are same sex (male or female) organisms with asymmetric development, of normally symmetric body parts/sections, resulting from different parental allelic, developmental control networks ( CENEs).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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