Sex Determination - Discernment of An Organism's Sex

Discernment of An Organism's Sex

  • Prenatal sex discernment, prenatal testing for the discernment of the fetal sex in humans
  • Postnatal sex discernment, discernment of sex by inspecting the genitalia when a baby is delivered
  • Sex assignment, a human social act carrying the assumption that the assigned person will then have a corresponding gender identity
  • Sexing, used by biologists and agricultural workers to discern the sex of livestock or other animals

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