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Scope Note: 
Concept used to describe the physiological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species (Note: Use a more precise term if possible -- for sexual behavior, see "Sexuality")
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Broader Terms
Physical Characteristics
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Gender
Gender (Sex) (2004)
Related Terms
Biology
Females
Gender Bias
Gender Discrimination
Gender Issues
Males
Sex Education
Sex Fairness
Sex Role
Sex Stereotypes
Sexuality
Added to ERIC: 3/5/1980