noun[mass noun] Zoology
Distinct difference in size or appearance between the sexes of an animal in addition to the sexual organs themselves.
- Everyone these days knows that men's brains are larger than women's, based on sexual dimorphism, but only a fool believes that the brain size of Homo sapiens sapiens has anything to do with intelligence.
- The sexual dimorphism among the owoc makes the miniscule differences between human males and females positively subatomic.
- A decrease in sexual dimorphism in humerus measurements has also been documented for Late Woodland samples in Illinois, indicating increased upper arm use by females during this time.
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